The pandemic has raised interest in the environment and other social factors. Returns from sustainable funds in 2020 proved you don’t need to sacrifice returns to invest in doing better. But in an industry known for chasing trends, do firms run the risk of greenwashing their products and eroding investor trust?
Speaking at BNY Mellon Investment Management’s annual investor conference in March, chief economist Shamik Dhar considered some key data points and what they mean for future growth. Click through our gallery to learn where we are and where we might be headed.
As US President Joe Biden signs a US$1.9trn American Covid-19 rescue plan into law, what environmental benefits can markets expect from the new US government and what is its wider strategy for a cleaner, greener future? Newton portfolio manager Paul Flood considers the likely road ahead and the prospects for renewables in both the US and other markets.
With developing markets such as the US committing to major new fiscal stimulus and pledging renewed commitment to infrastructure building what does this mean for markets and investors? At a recent London conference portfolio managers from BNY Mellon Investment Management considered the likely road ahead.
A raft of recent US investment grade bond downgrades amid waves of market volatility is creating a potentially ripe area of investment for so-called fallen angels. In a special Q&A with Mellon senior portfolio manager Manuel Hayes we ask: can this trend be sustained and what are its key drivers?
After enduring a turbulent financial year, many loan sector investors are already looking beyond the Covid-19 pandemic to future opportunity amid growing signs of market recovery. Here Alcentra acting co-chief investment officer of liquid credit Chris Barris and acting co-chief investment officer of liquid credit Graham Rainbow survey the lending landscape.