Hot Reads: 72% Of Institutional Investors Use ESG

Plus, analysis of whether ESG should be treated as a factor.

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ESG Investing Used By 72% Of Institutional Investors (FA Magazine)
The survey from Natixis found that number had increased from 61% in 2018.

 

Is ESG A Factor Like Size Or Value? (Evidence-Based Investor)
Weighing up the evidence.

 

Bridging The Client/Advisor ESG Gap (ThinkAdvisor)
A recent Cerulli survey shows twice as many investors as advisors are interested in ESG investing.

 

What You Can Do About Greenwashing (Morningstar)
How to quickly size up ESG risk exposure in your investments.

 

10 ETFs Trading For Less Than Book Value (ETF Focus)
Financials, real estate and emerging markets dominate this heavily value-oriented list.

 

Passive Investment Hater Joins ETF Firm (FA Magazine) 
Longtime index fund critic Michael Green joins Simplify Asset Management.

 

Why Tracking Difference (Mostly) Trumps Tracking Error (Financial Times)  
The two metrics both indicate a fund’s divergence from its benchmark, but tell investors different things.

 

The Short, The Index & Private Markets (CFA Institute)
There is no valid benchmark for the unlisted private equity sector. That needs to change.

 

Keep Factor Timing Simple (Research Affiliates)
This strategy based on a factor’s discount (or valuation) and momentum yields robust outcomes.

 

Investors Shying Away From Bonds (ETF Edge)
Here are the two sides of the trade.

 

Unappreciated Forces (A Wealth Of Common Sense)
Demographics and flows are two overlooked but major forces driving markets.

 

China’s Digital Currency & Monetary Warfare (Jackson Hole Economics)
China’s creation of its new digital currency may be the first shot in a new form of monetary warfare.

 

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