Don’t make investing moves based on the election, experts say

US President Joe Biden and former US President and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump participate in the first presidential debate of the 2024 elections at CNN’s studios in Atlanta, Georgia, on June 27, 2024. Andrew Caballero-reynolds | Afp | Getty Images Presidential election outcomes don’t significantly affect market performance, but many investors still feel nervous … Read more

World’s largest wealth fund says it may benefit from ESG backlash

Nicolai Tangen, chief executive officer of Norges Bank Investment Management, during a news conference in Oslo, Norway, on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024. Norway’s $1.6 trillion wealth fund added to its bets in the biggest technology companies last year after interest in artificial intelligence drove a surge in the sector. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images … Read more

Mega-cap tech stocks dominate many ESG funds. Here’s why

The top holdings of many ESG funds may be surprisingly familiar. While these strategies consider a company’s environmental, social and governance factors, these funds still aim to invest in top performers across industry groups, DWS Group’s Arne Noack explained. “The idea isn’t to be super concentrated and only select a handful of stocks that do … Read more

Hewlett Packard Enterprise tops the 2024 JUST 100 list

Antonio Neri, CEO, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, at the NYSE, Oct. 19, 2023 Source: NYSE Technology stocks have taken back the No. 1 spot in the JUST 100, an annual ranking of large public companies on issues of key importance to the American public, with Hewlett Packard Enterprise topping last year’s No. 1 Bank of America. … Read more

UN’s Usher highlights financing challenge for companies in green transition

Greenwash activists take part in the final day of four days of The Big One climate protest activities organised by Extinction Rebellion (XR) on 24 April 2023 in London, United Kingdom. Mark Kerrison | In Pictures | Getty Images The head of the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative believes there is still a “real … Read more