July 22, 2021
  • July 22, 2021

A natural next step: quantifying and addressing the impact of asset management on nature

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As asset managers adapt to the need to disclose their approach to climate-related financial risks, integrate sustainability risk management into their operations and capture carbon data from their portfolios, a parallel international regime for biodiversity, natural capital and related financial risks is developing at pace. Asset managers should turn their attention to these issues,...

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Pakistani fintech Creditfix secures seed funding in round led by Insitor Partners to provide loans to unbanked people

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Karachi, Pakistan – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Pakistani fintech start-up Creditfix has announced that it has secured an undisclosed amount of seed funding as part of a round led by venture capital fund Insitor Partners Pte. Ltd. The deal marks the first-ever convertible loan financing from an international investor in a Pakistani company to be...

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Providers, payers see direct contracting’s capitation as an important move to value-based care

by on July 20, 2021 0

Photo: Cecilie Arcurs/Getty Images Over the past several years, the big trend in healthcare has been to inch away from fee-for-service reimbursement and toward value-based care, in which a provider’s reimbursement is tied more to clinical quality than to volume. The industry, policymakers and the federal government have attempted this shift through a number...

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Low-income loan rules defined for a global overhaul

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Major U.S. banking regulators are expected to commit as early as Tuesday to jointly modernize the rules governing how banks lend hundreds of billions of dollars a year to low-income communities, according to people familiar with the plans. At the same time, officials are expected to propose abandoning a Trump-era rule overhaul that divided...

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Swan Global Investments Hedged Equity ETF Surpasses $ 75 Million in Assets Under Management | national news

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DURANGO, Colorado – (BUSINESS WIRE) – July 20, 2021– Swan Global Investments (“Swan”), a specialist asset management company with more than 20 years of experience in hedged equity solutions, today announced that Swan Hedged Equity Exchange-Traded Fund (ticker symbol: “HEGD”) achieved a milestone of over $ 75 million in assets under management in just...

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Vocalink’s Ranu Sharma on Financial Leadership After the Pandemic

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One of the most forward-thinking financial executives I have encountered is Ranu Sharma, head of international operations and technology finance at Vocalink, a MasterCard company In addition to the traditional financial and strategic responsibilities that this role would entail, she is also responsible in London for diversity and inclusion efforts at Mastercard. Ranu Sharma...

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At what price does safety come for investors?

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The writer is the founder of Universa Investments and author of Safe Haven: Investing for Financial Storms From public policy to private investing, it is the central question of our time: how high a price should we pay to keep ourselves safe from harm? And this begs even more fundamental questions: should risk mitigation...

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Investors abandon Momentus SPAC deal

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EL PASO, Texas – Investors representing more than half of the money in a fundraising round as space transport company Momentus merges with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) have abandoned the deal when the opportunity has been offered to them by a settlement with the Security and Trade Commission. In a July 16...

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