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Capital Markets – a formal definition --
The capital markets are the markets for long-term loans and equity capital. Companies and the government can raise funds for long-term investments via the capital markets. The capital markets include the stock market, the bond market, and the primary market. Securities trading on organized capital markets is monitored by the government; new issues are approved by authorities of financial supervision and monitored by participating banks. ...
News & Updates
September 17, 2021 4 Steps to Add Sustainable Investing Strategies to Your PortfolioSource: Morningstar
Investors who want to contribute to a more equitable society, address climate-related concerns, or know which companies are effectively managing economic risks face a practical challenge: where to begin.
September 17, 2021 Women pave the path for sustainable investingSource: JPMorgan Chase
As sustainable investing continues to build momentum in the U.S., women are taking the lead with the investment strategy in all aspects of the financial world as shareholders, industry decision-makers and corporate executives
September 17, 2021 Most executives think their ESG programs fall short, survey findsSource: Reuters(Free Subscription)
More than half of 530 corporate executives have little or no confidence in the reliability and maturity of their environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) programs, according to a global survey from corporate...
Research & Insights
September 16, 2021 'Dean of Valuation' Aswath Damodaran sees no good points in ESGSource: Seeking Alpha
Valuation expert and NYU professor Aswath Damodaran said Tuesday that he "cannot find" the good points that derive from the recent focus on environmental, social and governance concerns for corporations and fund managers.
September 9, 2021 Op-ed: Investors need to keep perspective as they deal with inflationSource: CNBC
Recent upticks in inflation have renewed interest from investors in assets that may help preserve the real (inflation-adjusted) value and purchasing power of their portfolio.
August 12, 2021 The Future of Sustainable Packaging: Insights from Beauty Brands & Packaging DesignersSource: Sustainable Packaging
Sustainable Packaging is a leading issue in the beauty industry—we spoke to key players to help put things into perspective.
Commentary & Opinion
September 14, 2021 76% of Americans Want Sustainable Products—but How You Define That MatterSource: AD Week (Free Subscription)
According to the survey, sustainability is an important factor to a strong majority of consumers when they’re choosing what to buy—but it’s not as important as cost.
August 30, 2021 Europe's banks lagging on sustainability - BlackRock studySource: Reuters
Europe's banks are proving slow to act on sustainability and have only a limited grasp of their exposure to environmental, social and governance-related risks, a report for the European Commission by asset manager BlackRock...
August 17, 2021 Asian finance sector lacking sustainability leaders: studySource: Eco-Business
Consumers in Asia Pacific believe that financial services brands are not supporting sustainable development in emerging markets, and are less trustworthy than tech or car brands, a BBC study suggests.
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