Nordea blacklists Boeing over nuclear arms

Aerospace group producing weapons, says Nordic fund house

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Central banks are being forced to rely on currency depreciation to loosen monetary policy, says John Plender
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Two groups attempting to create a standardised methodology for comparing performance across mandates

OW bunker bankruptcy haunts Carnegie

Role Swedish bank played in IPO of shipping company questioned

The general election blues

UK equity markets fear correction cause by political uncertainty

Fund houses urged to explain pay policies

Secrecy around remuneration is ‘source of reputational risk’

Chinese equity funds lose $2bn

Asset class on track to record fifth straight year of withdrawals

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Benefits of impact investing is social

Investors happy with social effect even as financial returns slow

Can shareholders have too much democracy?

Proxy access would be a chance to make boardrooms less male, pale and stale, writes Stephen Foley

‘We wanted to bring Wall Street to Austria’

C-Quadrat founder Alexander Schütz calls regulator ‘crazy’

Henderson ‘vigilant’ about US

Manager to buy more defensive stocks if situation deteriorates

End of the super market in supermarkets

Some of the safest commercial property is starting to show cracks

Asset managers: superheroes of tomorrow

Fund houses are not hired to save the world, says Sophia Grene

I told you so, and it wasn’t my fault

Central counterparties will be the next AIG, finds John Dizard

Investors shrug off China bubble fears

International fund managers believe share-price rally has some way to go

‘It’s about looking after people’s futures’

Asset management faces transparency, diversity and tech issues

Fossil fuel divestment gathers momentum

Petition calls on Dutch pension fund to drop oil, gas and coal

The rise of the visible hand in economics

Free markets are being reshaped, writes Subitha Subramaniam

Look past the shock tactics of divestment

Divestment is not always the only or best way to have a positive climate impact, writes Alan Brown

Movers & shakers: May 4

Ben Bernanke to join Pimco as a senior adviser


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