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Renewable Energy Assets Key To Portfolio Diversification, Research Reveals

Renewable Energy Assets Key To Portfolio Diversification, Research Reveals

A survey of 100 UK pension funds, institutional investors, and wealth managers from Downing LLP (Downing) reveals almost all say they will increase allocations...
UK, Foreign Investment, FDI

UK Experienced A 25.7 Billion Decrease In Foreign Investment In 2020

• Inward foreign direct investment (FDI) in the UK was $19.7 billion in 2020, a 57% decrease from 2019 when inward FDI in the...

Research: Professional Investors Plan To Increase Allocation To Cryptoassets And Other...

New technology and sophisticated new entrants have transformed the custody offering available in the institutional market, allowing investors to hold digital assets with confidence...

Global M&A Activity Soars by 88% to $2.3 Trillion in H2...

The global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deal value amounted to $3.6 trillion in 2020. The figure set a three-year low, slightly higher than the...

World’s Five Largest Asset Management Companies Hold $22.5trn in Assets

Institutions and individuals who invest money usually do so with the asset manager's help, a company that manages their investments and makes a profit...

Research: Institutional Investors Plan To Increase Their Allocation To Cryptoassets

New research amongst institutional investors who collectively help manage $78.4 billion of assets, reveals that over the next five years 26% believe pension funds,...

Venture Capital Hits Record Performance

Returns from venture funds globally reached a record high despite the unfolding Covid-19 crisis eFront has published its latest Quarterly Private Equity Performance report, showing...

Artificial Intelligence Startups Raised $61.6bn in Total Funding, a 35% Jump...

Technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning have transformed business processes across different industries, changing how companies operate, manage finances, gather and analyze data,...

Research: Digital Transformation Will Affect $500 Billion of the Global Chemicals...

The Digital Transformation of Chemicals and Materials research outlines use cases already in practice in facets of the chemicals and materials industry and a...

What Future For Market Research Now?

Market research is a vitally important discipline that is still pivotal to the way business is done. But even before Covid-19 the question was...

Deutsche Bank Research And The Future Of Payments By Simon Pearson

Payments have always been the backbone of the financial system and since the credit card was first released in the 1950s, technology has played...

Deutsche Bank Research And The Future Of Finance By Simon Pearson

Deutsche Bank Imagine 2030 points out how the future of finance will be shaped by the end of FIAT money and the rise of...

Finance And Insurance Firms Investing Most On Cyber Security

The prevalence and severity of cyber-attacks/breaches has damningly increased over the last few years. This year alone (2019), 55% of UK firms have already...

Australian Banking And Securities IT Spending To Grow 5.2% In 2020

Analysts Present Latest Industry-Specific Technology Research at Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo 2019, October 28-31 on the Gold Coast, Australia Technology spending in the banking and securities...

Indian Banking And Securities IT Spending Will Grow 9% In 2020

The banking and securities sector in India continues to increase its investments in digital business. Its spending on IT in India will total $11...

Growing Population In Indonesia Presents Significant Opportunity For Wealth Managers

The anticipated growth in affluent population in Indonesia, comprising mass affluent (holding liquid assets of US$50,000–1m) and high-net-worth (HNW) population (holding liquid assets of...

Global M&A Market Endures Second Worst Performance On Record

The global M&A market recorded its second worst performance since the launch in 2008 of Willis Towers Watson’s Quarterly Deal Performance Monitor (QDPM). Based...

Global Device Shipments To Decline 3.7%, Research Reveals

Smartphone Market Will Decline 3.2% in 2019; Share of 5G-Capable Phones to Increase to 56% by 2023 Worldwide shipments of devices — PCs, tablets and...

As WeWork Shelves IPO, A Quarter Of Investors Say They Will...

WeWork has shelved its initial public offering (IPO) after struggling to drum up investor interest in the multibillion-dollar listing. The company had planned to launch...

Outlook For UK/EU Industrials Getting Worse, But Improving For US Industrials

Credit Benchmark have released the September Credit Consensus Indicators (CCIs). In it, the indicator found a further credit deterioration for UK industrials and a dip...

Financial Firms Across The Globe Plan To Ramp Up Use Of...

Financial institutions across the globe will allocate almost half (48%) of their IT budget to spending on public cloud services in 2020, up from...

“Finance Departments With Differentiated Cultures Can Reduce Hiring Compensation Premiums,” Says...

CFOs who offer their teams a career culture based on experiences and the ability to move between departments can reduce the compensation premium offered...

Credit Consensus Indicator Index: Industrial Sentiment Improves In The UE While...

The latest Credit Consensus Indicator (CCI) data, a new monthly index of forward-looking credit opinions for the US, UK, and EU industrials has found...

Financial Advisory Firm Lazard Tops 10 Global M&A Financial Adviser League...

Lazard has topped the latest mergers and acquisitions (M&A) league table of the top 10 financial advisers for the power sector based on deal...

American Firms To Remain At Forefront Of VC Investment In AI...

Venture capital (VC) funding in artificial intelligence (AI) startups hit a record high last year with the top 10 VC investors participating in a...

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