61% of the 75 largest asset managers worldwide have a weak or non-existent approach to engagement on human rights, said British non-governmental organisation ShareAction.
Daniel Rupli, a managing director in Credit Suisse’s Private Banking division, on how Covid-19 would change global societal and consumption patterns, impacting thematic investment trends.
US financial group PNC Financial Services has unveiled plans to sell the 22% stake it holds in the asset management giant.
German robo-advisors manage almost 60% of the total assets handled by these entities in Europe.
Alternative assets’ data provider Preqin revealed that 58% of managers are decreasing their planned number of new commitments in 2020, while 59% are decreasing the planned size, impacted heavily by the Covid-19 pandemic.
A dearth of asset managers offering impact strategies is a huge challenge, hampering the progress of this responsible investment vehicle, states latest research by Cerulli Associates.
The group of asset managers holding shares in Total urged the oil and gas major to provide concrete proposals to align its activities with the Paris Agreement goals.
Asset managers have reacted to the ruling of the German Federal Constitutional Court ordering the Bundesbank to cease participating in the ECB's PSPP initiative, until further justification of proportionality.
Hedge fund managers are relying on unconventional information, such as consumer buying habits and social media trends, to boost performance and manage risks.