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  • Preferred stocks and hybrids (Product Profile)

    White papers

    Preferred stocks and hybrids (Product Profile)

    2021-11-19T10:16:00Z

    Investors are nervous about the outlook for both fixed income and risk assets, and the new FTSE US Preferred Stock & Hybrids Index series could mitigate these concerns in the current macro environment. 

  • Applying ESG Factor to Government Bond Indices

    White papers

    Applying ESG Factor to Government Bond Indices

    2021-11-15T09:42:00Z

    There is a continuing philosophical debate about how best to apply an ESG investment approach to global sovereign debt portfolio, evidence of which is the relative lack of ESG government Bond indices in the market.

  • Q3 Spotlight webinar - Blog summary

    White papers

    Blog | Q3 Spotlight webinar - Blog summary

    2021-11-05T14:47:00Z

    To kick off our new quarterly FTSE Russell webinar series, “US Equities Performance and Insight,” iShares joined us to discuss core themes in equity market performance and key drivers to shed light on what might be in store for US equities through year-end.

  • An update on the current state of U.S. crypto taxation

    White papers

    An update on the current state of U.S. crypto taxation

    2021-11-04T23:25:00Z

    In recent years, the volatility in cryptocurrency prices has made the headlines in the financial and popular media. Witness bitcoin. In alternate throes of love and fear, we have seen bitcoin’s dramatic 1,300% price surge in 2017, its subsequent crash during the crypto winter of 2018 and its phoenix-like resurgence to break through $50,000 a bitcoin as of mid-February 2021.

  • COP26 Net Zero Atlas - FTSE Russell

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    COP26 Net Zero Atlas

    2021-11-04T15:11:00Z

    As world leaders gather in Glasgow to review progress and agree new climate measures, our first Net Zero Atlas surveys countries’ latest climate targets and mitigation strategies. Building on our work on climate risk for sovereign assets in fixed income markets, we calculate the implied temperature rise (ITR) associated with individual national climate goals. This provides a consistent (if highly stylized) metric to assess alignment with different global warming trajectories and to systematically compare climate commitments across countries and over time.

  • Three common crypto investing myths

    White papers

    Blog | Three common crypto investing myths

    2021-11-03T11:42:00Z

    As cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin continue to grab headlines, the digital asset market has seen rapid growth, with an increasing interest, and product offering from the mainstream investment community. However, like many nascent and fast-growing industries, misinformation or lack of understanding has given rise to widespread misconceptions.

  • Inflation, the unwelcome house guest - here to stay or just passing through

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    Blog | Inflation, the unwelcome house guest: here to stay or just passing through

    2021-11-03T11:34:00Z

    2021 saw inflation arrive at the front door. With economic activity picking up again, stimuli in full force and global supply chains disrupted from the pandemic, investors are realising that our visitor might be here for a while. The question now is: how easy is it going to be to edge the unwelcome guest out the door, and what does it mean for asset allocation?

  • PRI:LSEG COP26 - Investor Action on Climate Series - Webinar 6

    Webinar

    PRI/LSEG COP26: Investor Action on Climate Series - Webinar 6

    2021-11-02T13:19:00Z

    As part of the PRI Digital Conference, the PRI and the LSEG will be co-hosting the sixth and final event in the PRI and LSEG COP26 Investor Action on Climate Series.

  • Webinar 5 - Shifting the trillions - what data is needed?

    Webinar

    Webinar 5 - Shifting the trillions: what data is needed?

    2021-11-02T13:05:00Z

    Webinar 5, ‘Shifting the trillions: what data is needed?’ is the penultimate webinar in the series building momentum ahead of COP26 and will focus on what investors need to re-allocate capital.

  • Keynote - Jean Hynes, CEO, Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager, Wellington Management

    Webinar

    Webinar 4: Setting the ambition: what does net zero mean for investors?

    2021-11-02T12:57:00Z

    Keynote: Jean Hynes, CEO, Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager, Wellington Management

  • Webinar 3 - The Rise of the Green Economy

    Webinar

    Webinar 3: The Rise of the Green Economy

    2021-11-02T11:59:00Z

    Keynote: Commissioner Rostin Behnam, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission 

  • Investors as catalysts of the climate transition

    Webinar

    Webinar 2: Investors as catalysts of the climate transition

    2021-11-02T11:55:00Z

    We would like to invite you to the second of our three part webinar series in partnership with LSEG & PRI. The webinars aim to build momentum ahead of COP26 taking place in Glasgow 2021.