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UK-based sustainable funds see record inflows in July - Calastone

LONDON UK-based funds focusing on environmental, social and governance issues saw record inflows of 362 million pounds ($472.70 million) in July as investors seek growth rather than value stocks, data from fund network Calastone showed on Monday.

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In summer of turmoil, subdued 'fear' gauges make markets uneasy

LONDON/NEW YORK Financial markets' fear gauges are not flashing red at a time of serious global turmoil, stirring investor doubts over whether the indexes are mispricing current and future turbulence.

Business, Market Analysis, 28 Jul 2020

Bank of England to tackle investors' 'fetish for liquidity'

LONDON The Bank of England said on Thursday that it and the government needed to make it more attractive for insurers, pension and investment funds to take long-term stakes in companies recovering from the financial impact of COVID-19.

Business, 24 Jul 2020

Fear factor: Investors rush into gold and other havens as stocks near highs

NEW YORK Investors are piling into haven assets such as gold, the Swiss franc and cash as U.S. stocks approach all-time highs, looking to hedge big moves in equities amid economic uncertainty and a resurgent coronavirus pandemic.

Business, Market Analysis, 23 Jul 2020

Sunak says he will look at quirk of potential pensions leap

LONDON British finance minister Rishi Sunak said on Wednesday he would consider "the anomaly" of potentially huge increases in pensions because of calculation distortions caused by the coronavirus crisis.

Business, UK, Money, Money Home, 16 Jul 2020