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dbSustainability Spotlight: Will defence and nuclear pivot to ESG?

April 27, 2022
Recent geopolitical events present an ESG conundrum. In Europe, exclusions for nuclear and defence were at their highest heading into the Ukraine crisis, which led to a debate regarding the social merit of certain defence capabilities and nuclear energy exposure. In our view, the debate will contribute to more inclusive approaches from asset managers regarding ESG investing strategies. This aligns with themes we heard at our Global ESG conference in early March. [more]

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With a tumultuous first half of 2022 almost over, we are making a contrarian call for the second half. Specifically, we believe that although M&A will slow compared with last year, it will be more resilient than the drop so far in 2022 would suggest. To support this, we have identified several post-covid themes that are motivating corporates and private capital to make acquisitions. [more]
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In a new ‘Q&A with’ Yi Xiong, Chief Economist, Asia reviews China’s recent economic performance and shares his insights on what policy makers need to do to stabilize the economy. [more]
May 11, 2022
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Peter Hooper, Global Head of Economic Research, and Matthew Luzzetti, Chief US Economist, discuss how the US economy is the furthest away from the Fed’s targets in forty years. This gap, captured by persistently elevated inflation and a historically tight labour market, is likely to necessitate a more aggressive response from the Fed that ultimately leads to a recession by the end of next year. [more]
May 11, 2022
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Peter Hooper, Global Head of Economic Research, and Matthew Luzzetti, Chief US Economist, discuss how the US economy is the furthest away from the Fed’s targets in forty years. This gap, captured by persistently elevated inflation and a historically tight labour market, is likely to necessitate a more aggressive response from the Fed that ultimately leads to a recession by the end of next year. [more]
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