Could Mifid II spark a market downturn?
The rule requiring managers to report any 10% fall in a portfolio to clients will do little to discourage the buy high/sell low mentality of the man on the street, but, that said, it remains unlikely that Mifid II will push markets into a downward spiral.
Neuberger blasts credit agencies over ESG failings
“Much more needs to be done” by the big three credit ratings agencies to incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) concerns into their issuer ratings, according to Neuberger Berman.
Robeco: China’s AM regulations and US tax reform risks
Hong Kong’s equity market is likely to see a slowdown in mainland investment next year due to some new regulations and the proposed US tax reform could hit the technology sector, said Victoria Mio, co-head of Asia-Pacific equities and chief investment officer for China at Robeco.
Market too complacent over Corbyn-led government: Buxton
Old Mutual Global Investors (OMGI) chief executive Richard Buxton is concerned that markets are failing to adequately price-in the likelihood of a Jeremy Corbyn-led Labour government next year.