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Simon Jessop

Fidelity Investments' crypto arm makes first push into Europe

15 Jan 2020

LONDON The cryptocurrency arm of Fidelity Investments, one of the world's largest investment managers, has launched its first foray into Europe, opening a new front in efforts to drag digital money into mainstream investing.

Barclays pressured by shareholders to cut fossil fuel financing

08 Jan 2020

LONDON A group of Barclays shareholders coordinated by responsible investment lobby group ShareAction want the bank to phase out financing fossil fuels, stepping up pressure on one of Europe's biggest funders of the sector.

Climate activists look for a tougher BlackRock in 2020

23 Dec 2019

BOSTON/LONDON Pressure on BlackRock Inc's record on climate issues may be having an effect as the world's largest asset manager weighs firming up its interactions with portfolio companies.

Tyrus Capital to buy UK-based business of Tyndaris LLP

16 Dec 2019

LONDON Monaco-based hedge fund Tyrus Capital said on Monday it had agreed to buy the UK-based business of Tyndaris LLP for an undisclosed sum in a deal that will nearly double Tyrus' assets under management to $2 billion (£1.56 billion).

Villains or visionaries? Hedge funds short companies they say 'greenwash'

16 Dec 2019

LONDON Tens of trillions of global investment dollars are pouring into companies touting robust environmental, social and governance credentials. Now short-sellers spy an opportunity. | Video

RPT-ANALYSIS-Villains or visionaries? Hedge funds short companies they say 'greenwash'

16 Dec 2019

* 'Sustainable' investments attract tens of trillions of dollars

Investors in collapsed Woodford fund to get half their cash in January

13 Dec 2019

LONDON Hundreds of thousands of investors trapped in the former flagship fund of veteran money manager Neil Woodford should get just over half their money back in January, but may have to wait some time to recover more from the collapsed business.

Top gold sector investor demands more action on carbon emissions

11 Dec 2019

LONDON, Dec 11 Reuters) - South Africa's biggest money manager has written to 22 gold mining companies asking them to disclose data on the emissions they cause, adding to pressure on the resources sector to tackle climate change.

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