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19 November 2019

A European Climate Emergency Fund

The European Commission estimates the transition to a “low CO2” economic model would entail an investment effort of around 1.5% of GDP annually until 2030. This calls for creating a new long-term fun ...

14 November 2019

UK faces Brexit-fuelled General Election – what happens next?

The General Election on 12 December will set the course for the UK’s exit – or not – from the European Union and the next phase of Brexit.

13 November 2019

Carbon reduction: Moving away from carbon footprint towards carbon footpath

As concerns surrounding climate change continue to intensify, equity investors increasingly need to understand how this could impact their investment portfolios. In addition to obvious financial conc ...

08 November 2019

A very British bounce?

There are potential opportunities in UK equities. However, these are dependent on the post-election and post-Brexit environment.

08 November 2019

Just Transition: Managing the social impact of a low-carbon transition

‘Just transition’ is the name given to an emerging concept taking into account the social impact on these workers and communities of transitioning to a low-carbon economy.

04 November 2019

US GDP beats expectations, Fed cuts rates and UK Parliament agrees to December election

Last week was a big one for the US. Third quarter (Q3) GDP came in at 1.9%, modestly above our own 1.8% forecast and firmer than the consensus expectation of 1.6%.

01 November 2019

Boom, bust or blah!

The end-cycle slowdown could still end up in a recession in the next year or so. But it would be an odd one. Real rates never got anywhere near as high as before previous recessions in the US and the ...

31 October 2019

Dude, where’s my yield?

Dividend investing in Eurozone equity markets

28 October 2019

Fed expected to cut rates for third time in a big week of economic data

The economy forces its way onto the US centre stage this week. The Federal Reserve will announce its latest interest rate decision and give a press conference on Wednesday evening.

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