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Aussie investors want ethical ETF investments

Alex Vynokur, BetaShares

Wed, 26/04/2017 - 12:23

BetaShares Managing Director Alex Vynokur (pictured) and Dr John Hewson, Chairman of Asset Owners Disclosure Project, have taken part in a media briefing, discussing the increased recognition from investors that there is a financial risk involved in climate change and why ethical investments are an attractive solution. ...Read more

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Annual private equity research from MJ Hudson shows increased fund governance

Thu, 27/04/2017 - 10:45

MJ Hudson’s annual Private Equity Fund Terms Research for 2017 finds that there has been improved GP/LP alignment through stronger fund governance in the private equity world. »

The top eight questions energy investors are asking right now

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 09:03

Managing Director and Portfolio manager, Brian Kessens (pictured), of Tortoise Advisors writes on current issues in the energy sect »

Cushman & Wakefield forecast global real estate volumes to hit USD1.39tn

Fri, 21/04/2017 - 09:28

Real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield has published The Atlas Summary for 2017, revealing that global real estate investment volumes are expected to hit USD 1.39 trillion in 2017. »

IFC and Amundi create largest emerging market green bond fund

Fri, 21/04/2017 - 09:18

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Amundi have created the largest green-bond fund dedicated to emerging markets—a USD2 billion initiative that aims to deepen local capital markets and e »

S-Network launches ESG based IndexAmericas

Tue, 18/04/2017 - 09:08

In their latest collaboration with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), S-Network Global Indexes, a firm that supports socially responsible investment publishing best-practice benchmark indexes in collaboration with Thomson Reuters, has created the IDB-IIC Latin America Corporate Sustainability Index (IndexAmericas). »

SEI's Codify takes on three new participants

Tue, 11/04/2017 - 10:00

SEI has welcomed three new participants to Codify, the company’s new Regulation Technology (RegTech) incubator. Codify is the first London-based incubator designed solely for financial regulation technology developers. »

Hedge funds generate alpha driven by global macro outperformance, says Lyxor

Hedge funds generate alpha driven by global macro outperformance, says Lyxor

Mon, 10/04/2017 - 13:51

Hedge funds generated alpha last week, with global macro funds outperforming thanks to higher dollar and oil prices, according to Lyxor’s latest hedge fund weekly brief. »

FinTech Network examines smart contracts and their use in banking

Mon, 10/04/2017 - 11:29

A white paper from the FinTech Network looks at potential use in banking for smart contracts. Smart Contracts – From Ethereum to Potential Banking Use opens with a description of computer scientist Nick Szabo’s 1994 description of smart contracts: »

Duff & Phelps survey finds majority of financial services firms increasing cybersecurity spend

Wed, 05/04/2017 - 13:04

Corporate finance advice firm Duff & Phelps has published new research which reveals that 86 per cent of financial services firms intend to increase the time and resources they spend on cybersecurity in the next year. »

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