Financial stability across the world could be under threat from climate change, with the Financial Stability Board (FSB) warning that environmental deterioration could hit asset prices, financial liquidity, and borrower creditworthiness.
Aquis Exchange's subsidiary Aquis Stock Exchange (AQSE) has launched an incentive scheme for market makers designed to boost liquidity and improve the functioning of the AQSE market for growth stocks.
Global energy infrastructure specialist Victory Hill Capital Group is to float VH Global Sustainable Energy Opportunities plc (“the Company” or “GSEO”) on the London Stock Exchange in January 2021.
Trading turnover on the Swiss Stock Exchange was down 8.1 per cent in October compared to the previous month, reaching CHF118.6 billion, while the number of transactions decreased by 3.0 per cent to a total of 7,161,385.
Almost all of the largest hubs for green finance are concentrated within Western Europe, a biannual index shows, with Amsterdam, Zurich, and London continuing to lead efforts to finance a sustainable future.
UK dividends are showing “positive signs” of a future recovery after almost halving to a headline total of GBP18 billion in the third quarter of 2020, according to the latest UK Dividend Monitor from global financial administrators Link Group.
Aquis Exchange has appointed Lesley Gregory to the board of its subsidiary, Aquis Stock Exchange (AQSE), as an independent non-executive director (NED). The appointment has received approval from the FCA.
The Bank of England has fuelled speculation over whether it will introduce negative interest rates in the UK by asking banks to detail how ready they are to deal with rates going negative.
Demand for mutual funds dips as nervous UK investors favour ‘rainy-day’ savings over increased risk asset exposure
Mutual funds across all asset classes received only half of their usual monthly inflows in September, as growing uncertainty prompted UK investors to direct money into savings accounts rather than riskier investments.
Investor demand for new actively-managed environmental, social and governance (ESG) funds is growing, and a report from Broadridge Financial Solutions documents that interest is shifting towards funds that employ best-in-class positive screening, thematic, and outcome-oriented funds.