ESG: Rules of engagement

ESG: Rules of engagement

With unsustainable business practices in the public eye, environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations are becoming ever more important to companies, says Jessica Craven, Head of Responsible Investment at commodity trade finance specialists Kimura Capital...
6 ways to get women investing

6 ways to get women investing

We recently posted this article Why Aren’t Women Investing? to share new research presented by Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management. Since then, I’ve had a number of conversations with people right across our profession to explore how we can address this...
Multi-asset investing and the Green Cross Code

Multi-asset investing and the Green Cross Code

As investment managers we are an inherently risky business. We need to understand the risks we’re taking and, where possible, try to hedge against risks we’re concerned about. Going down this rabbit hole can take you into the realms of the known knowns, known unknowns...
Should investors listen to Trump?

Should investors listen to Trump?

Once upon a time, the world looked simple. As long as economies were undisturbed by the whims of politicians, people thought the pie would grow to everyone’s benefit. Politicians, for their part, used to go along with this. The hands-off approach to managing the...
Why aren’t women investing?

Why aren’t women investing?

Recently, Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management undertook research to test the hypothesis that women don’t invest in the markets (stocks, shares and bonds etc.) as much as men. With more than a third of high net worth women (35%) saying they don’t have an investment...