The United Nations’ Principles for Responsible Investment initiative is encouraging fund managers to build sustainability into their investment decisions. Tim Burke talks to James Gifford, its chief executive.
Islamic finance could prove a winning alternative for borrowers looking to fund infrastructure projects. Ibrahim Mardam-Bey, Poulad Berenjforoush and Peter Maldonado of investment bank Taylor-DeJongh explore the opportunities.
Investors are being offered more frequent opportunities to back bonds in roubles, lira, naira and other emerging-market currencies. But building these markets takes time and effort from many parties. Tim Burke reports.