Global exchanges are making the most of growing investor demand for sustainable products and ramping up their provision of ‘green’ bonds, making them the most commonly offered ESG investments for the first time, according to The World Federation of Exchanges’ (WFE) sixth annual sustainability survey.
The UK’s FTSE 100 is taking longer to bounce back than other global indices, which are showing signs of recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new tool by Daily FX.
Aviva Investors, the global asset management arm of Aviva, expects economic activity to continue to revive in the second half of the year, as lockdown measures imposed to inhibit the spread of the Covid-19 virus are gradually eased.
Refinitiv has launched ESG scores for funds, allowing comparisons at the fund level for fund managers, advisers and investors, as the world of sustainable investing continues to boom.
Investors that bought into the stock market recovery in April and May largely banked their gains in June, with equity funds shedding GBP1.2 billion in outflows, according to Calastone’s latest Fund Flow Index.
UAE-based brokerage Al Dar Shares & Bonds has joined Nasdaq Dubai as a Member to trade equity derivatives.
Carey Olsen Corporate Finance Limited, a group company of offshore law firm Carey Olsen, was the leading listing agent for The International Stock Exchange (TISE) during the first half of 2020.
The Covid-19-led recession will likely weigh on credit metrics well into 2023 from the combination of lost output and debt overhang, threatening corporate solvency, says S&P Global Ratings. The firm also believes the shape of recovery will differ from previous crises, with a wide range of outcomes across industries and geographies, and accelerating some secular industry shifts.
Corporate bond issuance may soon max out after hitting new highs in the first half of 2020, according to fixed income specialist BlueBay Asset Management in a recent market outlook note.
Integral, a technology provider to banks, brokers, and asset managers in the foreign exchange market, reported average daily volumes (ADV) across Integral platforms totalled USD35.1 billion in June 2020.