Econosights – Should we worry about emerging markets?

Econosights – Should we worry about emerging markets? Key Points Emerging market equities have performed poorly since the beginning of the year. More recently, trade tensions between the US and China, a rising US dollar and issues in individual emerging market economies have hit emerging markets. The last emerging market …

Econosights – The end of Japanese stagnation?

Econosights – The end of Japanese stagnation? Key points Years of low growth and inflation are gradually turning around in Japan thanks to the slow-moving impacts of Abenomics combined with a strong global economy. A lift in growth and employment reforms are increasing participation in the labour market, adding to …

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Wrap 15 March 2018

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Wrap 15 March 2018 Welcome again to the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Wrap, where our team share the latest ESG issues in the media and their implications on investment. This month the key ESG issues making headlines are: ‘Silent boycott’: Gen Ys dump scandal-hit …

Investors channel Millennials, call for an end to modern slavery

Investors channel Millennials, call for an end to modern slavery The spending power of the pivotal and perhaps most talked about generation in history – the Millennials – could ultimately put an end to the modern slavery endemic in the clothing industry. But it’s the investors in apparel and fashion …