Government commitments to sustainable finance are expected to help unlock significant capital and improve investment opportunities for asset owners in the region.
As former finance minister Rishi Sunak takes over as prime minister, he faces massive challenges in winning back investor confidence in Britain.
Governments may be tempted to backtrack on emissions commitments in the short term, but investors see new opportunities arising from energy uncertainty.
FinanceAsia spoke to experts on how countries can balance their short-term energy needs with longer-term climate goals, in light of pressing energy security concerns and price volatility.
G7 leaders have committed to indefinite support for Ukraine in its defence against Russia’s invasion in addition to a fresh round of sanctions on Russian oil and gold.
As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues to disrupt the world’s energy supply, including the cost of doing so, institutional investors are now assessing to what degree the war will complicate the global transition away from fossil fuel-based energy.
Changing market dynamics are highlighting for investors the potential cost of their disproportionate focus on equity risk, according to market experts.
Institutional funds haven't done enough to ensure they are not supporting hostile and repressive regimes with their investors' capital, according to ESG industry leaders.
A growing list of corporates and investors have committed to pulling their investments from Russia, leaving observers to ponder where the outstanding funds will flow.
Investors worldwide are looking to cut their exposure to Russia and reallocate funds to other markets. We ask experts for their views on the implications for allocation changes.
For most of the financial world, divesting Russian assets has become something of a badge of honour. Investors in APAC and elsewhere, meanwhile, are for the most part remaining tight-lipped.
The markets have been in flux since Russia began its attack on the Ukraine. Amid the extreme volatility, we asked fund managers which safe haven assets could weather the storm.