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RPT-Nordic investors turn up heat on coal in climate campaign

26 May 2020

OSLO/LONDON, May 25 Five years after first ditching some coal companies, Nordic investors are turning their focus to bigger carbon emitters in a range of industries, paving the way for other funds to follow.

Nordic investors turn up heat on coal in climate campaign

25 May 2020

OSLO/LONDON Five years after first ditching some coal companies, Nordic investors are turning their focus to bigger carbon emitters in a range of industries, paving the way for other funds to follow.

Past its peak? Battered oil demand faces threat from electric vehicles

19 May 2020

LONDON Oil companies may be facing uncertainty as the coronavirus pandemic triggers a collapse in demand for their products, but auto makers are betting the crisis will help accelerate an electric future.

Invesco fund manager Barnett to leave after 24 years

15 May 2020

LONDON Invesco Ltd said money manager Mark Barnett would leave the company after 24 years, ending a tough couple of years in which clients pulled billions from his funds.

Pandemic stirs Wall Street’s social conscience

15 May 2020

SYDNEY/LONDON Worker welfare is having a moment on Wall Street.

Coronavirus crisis a window of opportunity for bankers to the rich

14 May 2020

ZURICH/LONDON When markets slumped in March as the spread of coronavirus gathered pace, wealth managers' trading volumes soared as ultra rich clients reshuffled their portfolios.

Record trading lifts Hargreaves revenue, boosting shares

14 May 2020

LONDON British fund supermarket Hargreaves Lansdown said on Thursday that a revenue boost from record levels of share trading during the first four months of the year more than offset a slide in total assets.

Major insurers increase cover for Trans Mountain oil pipeline - filings

12 May 2020

LONDON, May 12 Major insurers Zurich, Chubb increased their insurance cover for a Canadian oil sands pipeline over the last year, Canadian regulatory filings show.

World News

Tensions rise in U.S. cities after police shot; Trump pushes crackdown

President Donald Trump on Tuesday taunted state governors for not embracing his proposal to send in the U.S. military to quell unrest, hours after five officers were shot and wounded in an escalation of tensions between law enforcement and crowds protesting the killing of a black man in police custody.