Asset Managers Highlights
Chinese trade talks team hints at broad agenda as October 15 tariffs deadline looms   
(Tuesday - October 08, 2019)
Source: South China Morning News - China’s Vice-Premier Liu He will lead a delegation of major economic officials for a new round of high-stakes trade talks with US counterparts in Washington on Thursday and Friday, with only days to go until further American...
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China to narrow scope for trade deal ahead of talks   
(Monday - October 07, 2019)
Source: Fox Business - Chinese officials are signaling they’re reluctant to agree to the kind of broad trade deal that President Trump wants, according to Bloomberg.
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Morgan Stanley survey finds investor enthusiasm for sustainable investing at an all-time high   
(Friday - October 04, 2019)
Source: Briefing Corporate Citizenship - A new survey, published by the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing, has found that 85% of individual investors in the US now express interest in sustainable investing. The third edition of the individual investor...
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5 Intriguing New Sustainable Funds   
(Friday - October 04, 2019)
Source: MorningStar - So far this year, I count 19 new open-end and exchange-traded offerings that I consider sustainable funds, bringing the total to 295. Based on preliminary filings, I expect another half dozen to launch in the fourth quarter.
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The Dow dropped more than 800 points in two days — here’s what’s going on   
(Thursday - October 03, 2019)
Source: CNBC - In the last two days the U.S. markets have fallen broadly, as investors began showing concern about fresh signs of an economic slowdown.
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Dow ends 344 points lower as ISM manufacturing comes in at worst level since financial crisis   
(Wednesday - October 02, 2019)
Source: MarketWatch - U.S. stocks closed sharply lower Tuesday, turning negative in morning action after a closely watched reading on manufacturing in the U.S. came in at its worst level since 2009.
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After 70 years of economic progress, is China on the right road to achieve Xi Jinping’s ‘Chinese dream’?   
(Tuesday - October 01, 2019)
Source: South China Morning Post - China has evolved from an economic backwater into a world economic powerhouse under the Communist Party’s seven-decade rule. But the world’s second largest economy now faces numerous challenges, including the trade war with the...
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Here’s what Goldman Sachs says a Brexit deal would do to British pound, U.K. stocks   
(Tuesday - October 01, 2019)
Source: MarketWatch - Markets are pricing in an increased chance of Britain reaching a deal with the European Union to exit the region in an agreed manner by the end of the month, even if it’s not immediately obvious how such a deal could come off.
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Markets face major risks over lax climate forecasts, top investors warn   
(Friday - September 27, 2019)
Source: Reuters - LONDON - Financial markets risk major disruptions by relying on business-as-usual forecasts that underestimate the impact of climate-change policies that are expected to abruptly tighten next decade, a leading group of investors...
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Saudi Aramco Restores Oil Production Capacity To Pre-Attack Levels   
(Thursday - September 26, 2019)
Source: Oil Price - Saudi Aramco has restored Saudi Arabia’s oil production capacity to 11.3 million bpd—the level before the attacks on oil facilities ten days ago, Reuters reported on Wednesday, citing three sources with knowledge of the Kingdom’s...
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