Stay globally aware with our finance news roundup, as we look at the latest headlines, from the UK and Europe to the USA, Canada, China, and Australia too! Are sustainable investments getting too big for their successful boots? How come firms aren’t better prepared against cyberattacks? Why is ‘asset recycling’ something silly to laugh about?
Can Sustainable Investing Sustain Its Success?
The US Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment (US SIF) reports how ESG factors into $12 trillion of professionally managed assets. But without structure and standards or protection against “greenwashing”- can the success continue?
Best Cyberattack Practices: Firms Fail in FCA Eyes
The reviews are in and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is not happy. Why? UK asset management companies with £15 to £500 billion AUM are unable to properly identify or respond to the threat of cyberattacks.
Firms Need Emerging FinTech to Grow, Investors Say
State Street’s survey of over 500 global asset managers has revealed that almost half of institutional investors regard emerging tech as a key ingredient to growing in the next five years, including blockchain and AI systems.
The Fund Feeling is Mutual: HSBC Have a Few Changes to Announce
The Mutual Funds manager of HSBC Global Asset Management (Canada) Limited has announced that there will be a reduction in fees for the Manager Series, which includes important information about tax requirements.
Multi-Assets, AI & Robotics, Oh My: Learn What New ETFs Are on the Market
Ping An Asset Management in Hong Kong has launched two Exchanged-Traded Funds (ETFs), which includes the first AI and robotics ETF that focuses on transparency, low fees and passive management. Plus, it’s now listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange!
Recycling is Rubbish: Why Australia’s Asset Model is Not for Everyone
It sounds good but Joe Hockey, Australia’s ambassador to the US, and his theory just doesn’t seem to translate well into US culture. Asset recycling (involving government incentives to sell public assets as a means of funding future infrastructure) is not a popular sell!
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