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Global Equities - Latest News

BNP Paribas opens up ESG funds to wider audience

The two ESG funds are already available for sale to accredited and professional investors in Singapore and Hong Kong

Top performers in the consumer discretionary sector

Managers are increasing their exposures to the e-commerce and digital payments sector amid changes in consumer spending patterns and the shift to online shopping

Lombard Odier hires digital-focused equity PM

Meunier will find global investment opportunities centered on disruption and innovation broadly across sectors, as well as up and down the value chain

Natixis to snap up minority stake in WCM

Under the terms of the agreement, Natixis IM will acquire a 24.9% stake in WCM and become the exclusive third-party distributor for WCM’s investment strategies globally

OMGI Asia head to step down

Carol Wong decided to leave the business in July to explore external opportunities

Hermes is focusing on growing ESG, credit solutions

The asset manager will continue to look for new ways to access thematic strategies

Factor investing in emerging markets

Energy, material and financial companies in EMs are the biggest new positions that Origin AM added to its portfolio over the last six months

Water universe: 250 investable names

Water scarcity is in fact a top risk identified by governments, corporations and academia in Asia

Josh Crabb and team to exit OMGI

The two Asian equity funds will be managed by the global equities desk from May

Emerging markets face rising geopolitical risks

Global equity markets finished last week higher as concerns about rising trade tensions eased slightly