Deutsche Bank has placed its first green bond in the market, in order to finance the bank’s own sustainable projects, which include expanding renewable energy. This comes after the bank pledged in May to almost double green financing activities by 2025.
Forex technology firm Integral found that average daily volumes (ADV) dipped to USD32.6 billion across its platforms, as volatility started to level out. This represents a decrease of 7.1 per cent compared to April 2020, and an increase of 6.9 per cent compared to the same period in 2019.
Asset manager TOBAM has appointed deputy chief investment officer Dr Tatjana Puhan to the executive committee, and promoted Axel Cabrol, CFA to head of Fixed Income.
Renewable energy firms have outpaced fossil fuel companies over the past decade, including during the recent pandemic crisis, generating higher returns and lower volatility. New research from Imperial College Business School shows that despite the advantages, institutional investors are failing to reap the rewards of renewables.
Alger Management has made available four of its Alger SICAV sub-funds denominated in Great British Pounds for investors in the UK.
AllianzGI has launched an integrated, global structure for its fixed income offering, which has EUR193 billion of assets under management.
Professional investors can now use Similyzer, a new tool from Style Analytics to instantly compare of funds on a wide variety of metrics.
NICE, a provider of financial communications compliance solutions, has integrated its NICE Trading Recording System (NTR) and the Microsoft Teams unified communications platform. NICE is working with Microsoft to certify NTR under Microsoft’s new Certified for Microsoft Teams certification program for compliance recording solutions.
Voya Investment Management, the asset management business of Voya Financial, has been selected by lifestyle and housing solutions firm Assurant to manage a USD6 billion tranche of its general account.
US bond fund managers were at the epicentre of dramatic institutional investor redemptions in fixed income in the first quarter of 2020, according to new research from investment management platform eVestment.