EUROPE - The global economic slowdown will increase available carbon trading licenses in the European emissions trading scheme (ETS) by almost half, lowering the price of carbon-based exchange traded funds (ETFs) and commodities (ETCs), analyst IDEAcarbon has said.
With European industrial output predicted to fall to 1% over 2008 and decline by 0.7% in 2009, total carbon emissions are also expected to decrease, lowering the shortfall of trading licences by 44% from...
Michael Bow talks to Matti Leppälä
EUROPE - The majority of European multinational companies would like to develop cross-border pensions but differing regulations among member states and uncertainty over changing European rules are giving plan sponsors pause, AEGON finds.
EUROPE - Mercer has launched a service to help trustees and other institutional investors meet their stewardship requirements.
That the third quarter was turbulent was no surprise. But recently released funding figures for pension funds and asset under management figures for asset managers have helped us crystallise the cost of the uncertainty surrounding the future of the EU...
Pension funds could soon have to bear the cost of a Europe-wide tax on equity, bonds, currency and derivative transactions, finds Lynn Strongin Dodds