Responsible investing includes allocating to poor-ESG performing EM countries and helping them shift to greener solutions, instead of divesting completely, experts said.
Gupta joined Goldman Sachs in early 2005 from Kotak Mahindra Capital Company in Mumbai. During his stint at Goldman he was part of the investment banking team and worked on M&A and capital markets transactions across south east Asia, India and greater China. Gupta started his career in investment banking at ICICI Securities, also in Mumbai, in May 2002, and was there until he joined Kotak in end 2003.
Gupta is an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management at Ahmedabad and before that got a bachelors degree from Shri Ram College of Commerce in Delhi.
Inflation, fluctuating interest rates, Covid-19 shutdowns, and sporadic reopenings have led to bouts of volatility in the market, with tech stocks bearing the brunt of the selling over the last month.
Amid today’s macro landscape and the need to rethink portfolio planning, asset owners in Asia Pacific are more eagerly embracing responsible investing, says Nuveen’s Simon England-Brammer.
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Nearly 50% of institutional investors and family offices in Asia Pacific intend to increase the number of external managers for their thematic investments in equities over the next 12 months.