Asset managers point out that the pandemic has laid-bare the lack of attention to the social filter of ESG, at L’Agefi’s fourth Forum ESG and Impact Investing event.
According to the latest OMFIF index, one central bank out of five still has no women in senior positions.
Financial professionals recognise business opportunities and call for harmonised standards on a global scale.
The chairman of the European securities and markets authority Steven Maijoor expressed his views on making Europe competitive and bridging the gap with the US during a panel of the latest Politico Finance Summit on 6 February in Paris.
A panel at the 2020 Politico Finance Summit on 6 February discussed realities and opportunities in the European asset management sector.
Sven Giegold, member of the commission of economic and monetary affairs at the European parliament, spoke as panelist of the 2020 Politico Finance Summit, co-organised on 6 February in Paris by Politico and L'Agefi.
European stock exchange operator Euronext has not yet decided if it will make a bid for the Madrid stock exchange, owned by Bolsas y Mercados Españoles (BME).
While the Nordic country’s petroleum and oil industry earnings may be on the decline, Siv Jensen, Norwegian minister of finance underlined that the sector has a huge potential in driving the renewable energy transition.
At a panel discussion on infrastructure investment during Asset News’ European Investor Days in Frankfurt, participants spoke about the asset class, which is winning over more and more institutional investors.