This Risk.net special report comprises a series of articles that reflect on the latest initiatives for consistent standardised global frameworks for measuring ESG, consider the methodologies investors are using to make measurable progress for people and…
Jaspreet Duhra, S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI), explores the opportunities that came out of the 2021 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, and why S&P DJI will continue to produce rules-based indices that align with a 1.5° Celsius scenario
Global lenders seek to hedge against the threat of US sanctions on China – which seems unlikely to ease under Biden
Swift offers firms assistance in avoiding entities and individuals hit by sanctions
UBS and Société Générale are among several banks and index providers to tap demand for dividend exposure with new ETNs and benchmarks this year
Barclays Bank has filed a leveraged return product with the SEC based on McDonald's shares
Poor equity market performance is driving investors into alternative asset classes such as utilities, gold and dividends in the search for stable returns
On the move
Index provider Dow Jones has launched a global shipping index that will form the basis for the Guggenheim Shipping ETF
Lost in translation
iShares launches two sustainable ETFs on LSE
Emerging markets: braced for the end of the party?
Bottom-up sharia structures
A new index measures changes in the market value of venture capital-financed companies in the US
High-frequency trading firms accused of attempting to overwhelm market infrastructure.
The products reviewed this month include full principal protection and an accelerated growth product that has no downside risk, alongside a three and a six-month reverse convertible
A 10% move in a stock price would trigger a pause in trading to prevent sudden falls
The role of ETFs in the US market “flash crash” on 6 May is under scrutiny following a preliminary report suggesting ETFs and index futures were linked to the event.