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While China’s bond markets could offer myriad opportunities in 2017 as they open up further to foreign investment, issuers and market participants alike may face a shifting near-term outlook shaped by a continuing decline in the RMB, a surge in capital outflows, and a shifting geopolitical landscape in light of new fiscal, monetary and diplomatic policies following November’s US presidential election.
Date added: 07-04-2017
FTSE Russell held a forum on the Past-Present-Future of Sustainable Investing. Market participants from across the globe came together with listed companies to hear about the evolution of investor ESG approaches and where to go from here as an industry.
Date added: 06-04-2017
Investors have long followed rules-based approaches to put together investment portfolios.
In fact, quantitative asset management has a heritage of at least eight decades. The merits of a simple, rules-based approach—choosing “value” stocks on the basis of accounting metrics like price to book value or price to earnings ratios—were set out by Benjamin Graham and David Dodd in their seminal book “Security Analysis”, published in 1934.
Date added: 14-02-2017