Attitudes about nuclear power have changed but structural barriers to investment remain, says Ernest J Moniz, former US Secretary of Energy at Temasek’s Ecosperity in Singapore.
Renewable energy remains the most attractive climate-related investment sector as SWFs move swiftly to address their environmental impact, according to the latest report.
Nuclear power generation is yet to gain global traction as a fossil fuel alternative, although new funds are appearing. The challenge now? Getting institutional asset owners to engage.
Geopolitics often jolt markets but the impact is usually limited. Despite the high stakes, investors should remain calm in the wake of escalating US-North Korea tensions, say experts.
Some fund managers worry that a war between the US and North Korea is increasingly likely. But Beijing is expected to prevent such a catastrophe.
EDF''s China CFO discusses the country''s booming energy needs and the role of nuclear power.