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ESG: Graham Clapp Says ESG-Focus is Creating a New Bubble

RWC Partners fund manager Graham Clapp warned that sustainable investing trends are poised to form a possible bubble in the markets. He compared it to the tech boom of the 1990s. “You can liken it to the tech bubble where people wanted to have exposure to the new economy stocks, so a lot of money poured into certain kind of business models and valuations were pumped up and incredibly stretched. When such large influxes occur – as we’re currently seeing with ESG – then supply and demand mean the price is going to change,’ Clapp said.

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M&A Deal News – August 16, 2019
August 20, 2019

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M&A Deal News – August 20, 2019
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Dreading the ‘R’ Word? Don’t, Says This Investment Manager
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Small Business Debt Funding Platform Now Available on Your iPhone
August 20, 2019

Apple has approved the SMBX app, a crowdfunding debt financing platform for small business Small businesses now have an alternative to their banks on their iPhones. SMBX, an app recently…

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Ray Dalio: China Could “Weaponize” its US Treasury Holdings
August 20, 2019

Hedge fund titan Ray Dalio said to CNBC that China might well use its massive US Treasury holdings to gain a strategic advantage over the United States in the ongoing…

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Ray Dalio: The Fed May Be Running Out of Bullets
August 20, 2019

The Fed tackled the last crisis through monetary easing. “But the power to do this is limited,” says Dalio. “Think of central banks cutting interest rates and purchasing financial assets…

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Accenture: Global Fintech Investments Plunge in H1 of 2019
August 20, 2019

The US-China trade war took a toll on global fintech investments, which slumped 29% in the first half of the year. According to a report from consulting firm Accenture, fintech…

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EU Member States Harder on Crypto Assets
August 17, 2019

Do cryptocurrencies present a more significant risk to individual EU states than to Brussels? It would seem so, because many European countries have implemented crypto regulations that are stricter than…

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Negative Interest Rates: Danish Bank Unit Pays Interest to a Borrower
August 17, 2019

For the first time in its history, Realkredit Danmark, a lending unit of the Danske Bank Group, has had to pay out interest on a loan taken by a customer…

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Listed Lending Platform Funding Circle Hits $10 Billion in Funds Issued
August 17, 2019

Listed lending P2P platform Funding Circle, headquartered in London, has surpassed the magic figure of $10 billion in funds loaned Launched in 2010, Funding Circle is the first P2P platform…

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