ESG factors positivity influence fixed income portfolios, says Amundi study

Initiative seeks to make trade finance an asset class for institutional investors

Debt and equity capital markets activity plummets in first quarter compared with 2018

Trium sees Ireland as EU distribution fund base

London-based alternative investment specialist Trium Capital has bolstered its operational infrastructure by expanding into Dublin.

Irish domiciled funds get green light to invest in China’s interbank bond market

Deal makers hopeful for 2019 M&A activity

Deal makers are cautiously optimistic for 2019. M&A expectations are roughly flat while a slight uptick in equity and debt capital markets volume is expected.

Factor investing can work with investment grade bonds

Factor investing can apply to investment grade bond issues and not just equity investments, contends Amundi in recently released research.

New York keeps top spot in GFCI 25

New York has retained its first place in the 25th Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI 25), just seven points ahead of London.