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    Euro crisis ahead?
    Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 17:48

    Is the European fund industry prepared for a major crisis in the eurozone this autumn? For the first time since the EU switched over to a single currency there is a real possibility of a sovereign debt default.

    Sustainable investing: oversight needed
    Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 17:47

    Much better oversight of sustainable investing is needed urgently. Scams are coming to light. The latest is a £200 million loss by a UK local authority pension fund. It invested in solar farms in what looks like murky circumstances.

    The EU’s ESG U turn
    Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 17:44

    The EU parliament has voted to label gas and nuclear energy as green. And the Commission wants some gas and nuclear projects to be included in the EU’s taxonomy of environmentally sustainable activities, to the surprise of many.

    Evolution of the fund domiciles
    Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 17:40

    How a group of small islands became the bases for the industry’s international funds is rarely if ever discussed. They were joined by Ireland and Luxembourg. A look back and forward at the evolution of the fund domiciles.

    DWS: is there more to come?
    Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 21:43

    The police raid on the office of DWS in Frankfurt shocked many. It is likely to lead to big changes in the way that ESG funds are marketed. Other asset managers have been hyping their ESG credentials too.