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Groups representing investors as well as 11 pension funds are pushing back against a lawsuit attempting to reverse the PFA rule.
“Trading on Terror” research paper by Columbia law professor exaggerated profits 100-fold.
Subjective and arbitrary decisions do affect ESG rankings — but ongoing challenges may lead to more accurate assessments.
The “political silly season” has started, says the manager’s chairman and CEO.
A new fund launched by Allianz, FMO, and the MacArthur Foundation is lending to frontier and emerging markets.
Frequently measuring, reporting, and monitoring ESG work does little to improve financial results. But funds that make real changes based on environmental or other factors can increase IRRs, research shows.
A State Street report shows that even some of the largest investors lack the scale, resources, or foresight to leverage artificial intelligence.
“Private markets are the rational ones, not public markets,” says Whitehorse Liquidity Partners managing partner Yann Robard.
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