The European Central Bank (ECB) has cut interest rates that were already close to zero and introduced a stimulus plan in a bid to kick-start the eurozone economy.
President Mario Draghi's announcement on 4 September was in response to low inflation, poor growth in bank lending and weak economic data over August. The central bank cut its main refinancing rate...
Shane O'Reilly and Julia Chirnside look at how a government proposal could put professional trustees in breach of the law.
Up to £350bn of investible assets could be found within the energy sector over the next 30 years as investment in opportunities to decarbonise the economy by 2050 increases, Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) finds.
As demand for investments in the private market continues to grow, there is ever-increasing interest in considering ESG factors to promote greater transparency, for better risk management, and to aim to deliver long-term value
Demands on asset managers to consider ESG issues and adopt greater transparency has prompted ShareAction to publish a leading practices report, so that investors can compare the practices of their chosen firms with leaders in the industry.
Aviva has pledged to have net-zero carbon emissions across all of its investments by 2040.