After a pause, financial services firms in the UK have restarted their preparations for a no-deal Brexit, spending almost £4bn so far, according to EY Financial Services.
CNP Assurances organises the first public issue of green subordinated financial bonds in Europe.
The record number of signatories to the Global Investor Statement to Governments on Climate Change, urging world leaders to keep global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius, includes industry heavyweights Amundi, Axa, California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS), Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), Natixis Investment Managers, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, and Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management.
France and United States have the highest issuance of green bonds in 2019.
The first green bonds issued in early 2019 by Telefonica and Verizon are likely to give other operators ideas, according to Morgan Stanley.
The indices are not being kept down by bad newsflow, thin volumes, and large cash positions.
The first quarter of 2019 witnessed a strong growth of investment fund assets worldwide, driven by the recovery in the financial markets, stated the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA). This growth is characterised by the increase in bond sales, indicating a shift from equity funds.
The French group had launched a €800m capital increase on 18 June.
The rail ticket reservation platform turned in one of the best market starting performances this year.
Thales' return to the Paris flagship market index, 13 years after leaving it, is the crowning touch on the tech group’s transformation.