Standard Chartered Bank – Investors flood to sustainability in wake of coronavirus

Sustainable investment has seen a boom, with investors looking long term in difficult economic times. Standard Chartered has reported that money market deposits focused on helping finance sustainable development initiatives saw record inflows in March as coronavirus failed to push investors away from their sustainability goals. “We’ve seen a remarkable upturn in the amount of […]

AVIVA INVESTORS – What makes a company resilient in a crisis?

As the COVID-19 pandemic hits global economies, equity investors are redoubling their focus on corporate resilience. But what does resilience mean in the current context – and which companies have it? The coronavirus pandemic has roiled markets and disrupted business models around the world. One consequence of the crisis has been a renewed focus on […]

BCCT’s Financial Weekly with 10x Wealth Management (Scott Kingsley)

Coronavirus: should I start investing now? With the need for most people to invest in order to meet their long-term financial goals a question I am constantly being asked recently is, should I invest now? As is well published, it is impossible for any of us to time the market perfectly, so we should forget […]

AON – Financial institutions reshape for the challenges ahead

Written by Richard Phelps OLY, Co-Head Financial Institutions & Enterprise Client Leader, Enterprise Client Group – structural changes have been accelerated by the pandemic as financial institutions face new tests of their resilience In early February, if you had told the head of trading at an investment bank or asset manager that most of their […]

BCCT’s Financial Weekly with 10x Wealth Management (Scott Kingsley)

Shockingly there is a reported £19bn languishing in unclaimed pension pots, are you one of the millions missing out? “Insurance association will work with UK government to ensure people ‘are reconnected’ with assets. Many Brits are not contacting their pension provider when they move house. The Association of British Insurers (ABI) surveyed 2,000 UK adults […]

【HSBC Market Information】Equities rallied on reopening optimism

Key Takeaways US continuing jobless claims declined by over four million, suggesting some workers are returning to work In the coming week, the US May employment report and central bank meetings in Europe and Canada will be in focus Global equities rallied last week amid optimism around economies reopening; European equities outperformed on fiscal stimulus […]

Avivainvestors – House View

COVID-19: A time for humility These are extremely challenging times for everyone in society. First and foremost, this is a healthcare and humanitarian crisis. And our thoughts are with all those who are directly impacted. The near-term economic outlook will undoubtedly be weak. The only debate is how deep the decline in activity will be […]

Market Updates from HSBC [August]

Signs that global growth was improving a few months ago have proved short-lived. Our global Nowcast is stuck at a level below our sense of trend growth. Read Full Report Here (English) Read Full Report Here (Chinese)   This report was presented to you by HSBC. This document has been issued by HSBC Bank (Taiwan) […]

Market Updates from HSBC [July]

The global Nowcast remains below our sense of trend growth, although there has been a modest pick up since the low point in February. Growth remains above trend in the US, but below trend elsewhere Read Full Report Here (English) Read Full Report Here (Chinese)   This report was presented to you by HSBC. This […]