Climate change was at the center of Qontigo’s Investment Intelligence Summit last month, in the week of the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement, as investors and supervisors discussed the impact of a changing environment on financial markets.
The STOXX® Global 1800 Index rose 4.3% in dollars in December, cementing a second straight year of double-digit percentage gains, as investors raised expectations that policy support and vaccines will help economies overcome the COVID-19-induced slump.
Sustainability has moved from a tangential consideration to a crucial criterion in portfolio construction. A line-up of experts told this year’s Qontigo Investment Intelligence Summit how this evolution is re-shaping the entire investment landscape.
Liquidity provider Optiver conducts an environmental, social and governance (ESG) ‘pulse check’ of derivatives markets, by examining the performance of the most traded ESG future in Europe on multiple liquidity and commercial metrics.