EUROPE - The €750bn (£642bn) European rescue package is a positive short-term fix, but does not provide the structural changes needed to make pension funds and other investors fully comfortable with European sovereign credit, asset managers say.
AllianceBernstein senior European economist Darren Williams said the massive rescue package provides "breathing space" but "does nothing to solve the longer-term problems" of liquidity and competitiveness....
Around £6bn of UK pension fund monies should be invested in a National Renewal Fund aimed at recapitalising 21,000 growth economy businesses, a report suggests.
MSCI has launched eight indices to enable institutional investors to position their portfolios in line with the Paris Agreement to keep global temperatures within 1.5 degrees.
With renewed urgency, governments and businesses strive for climate improvements, and pension schemes should take advantage, say Sammy Suzuki and Kent Hargis.
Chris Wagstaff, Head of Pensions and Investment Education at Columbia Threadneedle Investments provides insight into how asset owners and asset managers should be responding to climate change.
Manifest-Minerva's Thomas Bolger takes a look at key issues at upcoming AGMs, focusing this month on the rise of shareholder dissent.