What is the world you dream of? If investment is a bet on the future, what is the future we want to finance? These questions guided the discussions of our last Next Gen Philanthropy Forum earlier this month. Have a look at our speakers to discover how to combine people, planet and profit for a purpose driven future!
Given that environmental sustainability is essential to a country’s sustainable growth, we would like to take stock of the environmental pillar, which is an intrinsic element of our sustainability model for OECD and emerging countries.
China is holding its party congress starting October 18th. While statements are likely to remain vague, the symbolic value of the meeting carries great weight. The meeting will reveal both more information about Presidents Xi’s own priorities and a better gauge of where Chinese economic policy is heading.
Economic activity is cruising. Confidence indicators continue to surprise positively, pointing to a solid cyclical growth momentum in the months ahead. Unemployment is coming down, yet stronger labour market conditions have failed to generate meaningful upward price pressures so far.
An excellent month of September ensured that the third quarter ended with positive figures for the equity markets. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, takes stock of the main trends in equities, bonds, currencies and commodities in the past month. He also explains the position of the central banks.
There is no need to repeat ourselves: the sustainable and responsible investment industry requires European standards and the harmonisation of concepts and definitions, the objective being to achieve greater transparency.
Political and geopolitical turbulence overshadowed the by and large favourable fundamentals in the month of August. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, takes stock of the main trends in equities, bonds, currencies and commodities in the past month. He also explains the position of the central banks.
The annual symposium in Wyoming looks set to attract a great deal of attention again as hot economic issues and policy options are being fiercely debated among experts. Against this background, we have updated our view on central bank policy.
July was an eventful month for the financial markets, especially for currencies and commodities. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, takes stock of the main trends in equities, bonds, central banks, currencies and commodities in the past month.