Remy Briand, ESG head at MSCI, takes Asset News through the challenges of ascertaining a portfolio's climate risk, especially when inconsistent corporate disclosures mean insufficient information to understand the bigger picture.
Issuers are out in force. Investors are running after yield. But the risk premium has shrunk.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) will invest €80m in the Eiffel Essentiel Fund, focussing on crucial sectors such as renewable energies, sustainable agriculture and health.
After an initial failed attempt in July this year, Anheuser-Busch InBev will make a second IPO bid on its Asian business in Hong Kong, in an attempt to raise up to $6.6bn.
Refinitiv’s 2019 Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Index revealed that the United States (25 firms) topped the list of diverse and inclusive workplaces, followed by the United Kingdom (10) and Australia (9).
The 10-year BTP yield fell constantly during the summer, even moving below 1%.
The board of the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has repelled the £32bn conditional proposal from Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) to fully purchase the British market operator.
Unlimited forward guidance and a potentially very long-term asset purchase programme provided some reassurance and even some surprise.
The French-Spanish firm is the first credit rating agency focusing on European small and medium-sized entreprises to have been granted Esma's agreement.