438 insights found

Iggo's insight

A token price

Part of the crypto finance infrastructure went public this week by issuing traditional equity on a traditional exchange to raise traditional dollars.

Responsible investment

Towards “net-zero” finance

“Net-zero” is the new objective of sustainable and responsible finance, imposed by the need to tackle the climate crisis. Major institutional investors and the world’s largest asset management compan ...

Fixed income

Higher inflation on the cards? What this could mean for interest rates - and investors

As the world begins to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, businesses worldwide are gearing up to reopen, paving the way for a potential spending boom fuelled by sustained government and monetary ...

The Evolving Economy

Would you trust a robot with your grandfather? Stories of lonely elderly people and social robots

Taking the form of humanoids, seal pups and lamps, the small social robots designed to interact with elderly people are proving very beneficial - especially among those who are lonely or affected by ...

Iggo's insight

Spring unleashed

The vaccination roll-out appears to be providing some breathing space for markets and society as a whole in countries that have been able to achieve a fairly high level of coverage.

Responsible investment

Why COVID-19 could be a tipping point for sustainable investing

Growing demand for a more sustainable approach to investing in recent years has increasingly made environmental, social and governance - or ESG – issues a mainstream investment topic. There ha ...

Responsible investment

Why less carbon means stronger growth for the global economy

As long-term investors, we always need to have an eye on sustainability – sustainability of business models, of earnings growth and the ability to manage risk.

Responsible investment

Responsible investing, sustainability and ESG: Debunking the myths

The socioeconomic impact of 2020’s coronavirus pandemic has been gargantuan. But the watershed year has galvanised governments, policymakers and individuals in terms of taking greater action, to ensu ...

Responsible investment

ESG essentials: clearing the mist of sustainable investing

The surge in investor appetite for sustainable themes suggests a more mainstream and longer-term role for environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in Asian investors’ portfolios.