While many variables acted in concert to bring about the 2007-2008 financial crisis, it is commonly accepted that the implosion […]
Equity low-volatility strategies have largely outperformed* their market capitalisation benchmarks in the turbulent times for stock markets since the start […]
Uber has become one symbol of the way new technologies can rapidly transform a long established business, creating simultaneously chaos […]
This article was written on 20/01/2016. The steep fall in global markets since the start of 2016 has come […]
Once MSCI’s two-phase inclusion of 14 US-listed Chinese companies into its China and emerging market (EM) indices is completed […]
A report published by the French equivalent of the UK’s Central Advisory Committee on Pensions and Compensation notes […]
Away from the media frenzy surrounding headline international events such as the COP21 global warming conference, the rise of new […]
Smart beta investing remains a hot topic in our industry’s forums, conferences and specialist journals. However, what began as a […]
Please note that this article may contain technical language. For this reason, it is not recommended to readers without professional […]
In the normal course of things, this column would focus on an aspect of the fixed income market that is […]
Equity markets slide as a risk-off mode takes hold among investors Amid extreme short positioning, we think it is time […]
Equity markets in 2015: Greece, China, oil, central banks and volatility…Enough is enough! It is even harder than usual […]
Prompted by record levels of small-particulate toxic air pollution, the red alert closed schools and some factories, halted construction work and enforced traffic limits.
There are major challenges that could impinge upon the quality of future human development as well as social development. By […]
Once considered one of the ‘Fragile Five’, India has returned to the forefront on the back of greater macroeconomic stability […]
While a sense of urgency infused climate action talks at the recent 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) in Paris […]
A topic high on the agenda at the COP21 is food security, because we, as humans, are struggling to build a long-term sustainable path.
Wastage of food has become all too commonplace. Recent data shows that the French throw away up to 20 kilos of food each year.