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08NOV 2019

The alignment of Shariah and sustainable investing

There are more similarities between sustainable investing and Shariah investing than commonly realised. Why has one languished while the other soars?

2019

NOVEMBER

04NOV 2019

Markets

Two lessons from the underperformance of alternative energy

Alternative energy stocks have significantly lagged the wider market over the last five years – what does this tell us about investing in the sector?

04NOV 2019

Markets

What is the point of the equity market?

The number of listed companies has collapsed in many parts of the world as companies increasingly reject public markets. This has serious implications.

01NOV 2019

Markets

What is microfinance and why does it matter for investors?

Microfinance is a promising way to address global problems such as poverty, inequality and environmental damage. But what’s in it for investors?

OCTOBER

31OCT 2019

Markets

Our multi-asset investment views - October 2019

Looking ahead, our biggest concern is the potential for corporate earnings disappointments in the US.

30OCT 2019

Markets

Global transformation: tackling climate change in five charts

Addressing climate change is not only going to transform the global economy, it’s going to divert trillions of dollars of investment every year. So, what does this mean for investors?

25OCT 2019

Markets

Three myths surrounding ESG in emerging market debt

Many feel that a focus on ESG is not compatible with emerging market debt investing. We disagree.

25OCT 2019

Markets

Have we reached a new tipping point in the battle to halt climate change?

The recent UN Climate Action Summit prompted significant commitments by countries, corporations and investors alike. However, more decisive action will be needed to achieve the targets set out in the Paris Agreement.