There is definite proof that sustainability-focused funds are outperforming their conventional counterparts. But some experts believe the traditional explanations for this are wrong.
Spearing brings 25 years of experience in the banking industry. DeutscheÆs GTB franchise covers cash management, trade finance and
trust & securities services including domestic custody,
Most recently, she was global head of sales for HSBCÆs GTB franchise. Prior to this posting, Spearing held the title of HSBCÆs global head of payments and cash management for 10 years.
Her resume also includes stretches at Barclays Global Services Division and Barclays de Zoete Wedd in New York, where she held senior positions. In addition, Spearing was elected to the board of directors at SWIFT in 2005.
SpearingÆs recruitment to Deutsche follows several months of regional expansion of its GTB operations. The bank has been on an aggressive hiring drive across Asia, bringing in new recruits in both regional and country specific trade finance and cash management roles.
To get the clarity they want to make informed portfolio decisions, asset owners and managers must now blend and adapt multiple sources of traditional and non-traditional data to create actionable insights, said speakers at a webinar hosted by AsianInvestor and IHS Markit.
The country's largest insurer Ping An set up a $62 billion green investment target by 2025. Several more players are also joining the hunt for sustainable assets.
The boss of Thailand’s second-largest pension fund hopes that proposed changes in the law will help her diversify more into overseas markets. She is particularly bullish on China.
Investors can still find spread premiums in niche private debt, with the asset class's prognosis looking strong, said a keynote speaker at AsianInvestor’s latest summit on Wednesday.