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The measures were brought in on October 9 but a decision could be made to extend these until the implementation of a tiered framework on November 2.
(Bloomberg) -- A pension firm in Denmark that has a reputation for enforcing some of Europe’s toughest ethical investing standards says it won’t do business with hedge funds.Anders Schelde, the chief investment officer of AkademikerPension, says the external allocations the $20 billion investor makes exclude hedge funds because “I don’t think they create the value they say they do.”Schelde said he sees no point in trying to identify top performers. “The only thing we know for sure is that they want 2/20” and “we don’t want to finance that.” (Hedge funds typically charge a management fee of 2% of total assets, and a 20% performance fee from profits.)Schelde says AkademikerPension’s requirements when it comes to environmental, social and governance goals steer its choice of external managers, to which it allocates about two-thirds of the total portfolio. But he linked the decision to exclude hedge funds to costs rather than ethical considerations.“It’s not written down anywhere that we can’t” use hedge funds, Schelde said. “But we don’t. I guess you could call that a principle.”Last year, AkademikerPension dumped almost $100 million in oil stocks and has since blacklisted bonds sold by China, citing the country’s human rights record. The World Wildlife Fund ranks AkademikerPension No. 1 among Danish asset managers for its climate focus, and the Principles for Responsible Investment this year picked it as one of 32 global investors for its leader group.“We have our own exclusion lists that the asset managers have to follow,” Schelde said. AkademikerPension rates “all our asset managers, either A, B or C.” And “if a manager gets a C we can’t use them, no matter how good they are,” he said.Schelde says he even tries to engage with asset managers that AkademikerPension doesn’t use in its portfolio. He points to BlackRock Inc. as an example. “We came down with different conclusions in regard to Mizuho coal-financing activities, so it is important for us understand why BlackRock voted as they did,” he said.Read: BlackRock Voted Against Mizuho Shareholder Climate ResolutionThe Danish fund’s current external managers include Pimco, J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Aberdeen Asset Management and Fidelity Investments, among others, according to its latest public list.AkademikerPension, which recently changed its name from MP Pension, hasn’t yet dropped any external managers because potential stragglers have so far pledged to fix their issues, Schelde said.At the same time, there’s room for more external managers if they can live up to AkademikerPension’s ESG standards, Schelde said.“Right now, we are looking for a new high-yield asset manager,” he said. “We will only choose one that gets an A or B rating.”(Adds CIO’s comment on BlackRock in eighth paragraph)For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2020 Bloomberg L.P.
A British royal navy vessel seized 450 kilograms (990 pounds) of methamphetamine in the northern Arabian Sea in the largest-ever bust by a joint maritime operation in the region, officials said Wednesday. The HMS Montrose seized the drugs hidden aboard a stateless dhow, a traditional cargo ship that plies the Persian Gulf and surrounding waters, the joint task force said in a statement.
The European Union has begun an anti-dumping investigation into imports from China of steel towers used for wind turbines, the EU official journal said on Wednesday. The European Commission, which coordinates trade policy for the 27-nation European Union, has concluded there is sufficient evidence of dumping to justify the start of proceedings. It can also impose provisional measures seven to eight months into the investigation.
Dublin, Oct. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Home Rehabilitation Products and Services - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Home Rehabilitation Products and Services estimated at US$99.6 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$146.8 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 5.7% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Positioning Devices, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to grow at a 5.9% CAGR to reach US$26.8 Billion by the end of the analysis period. After an early analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Body Support Devices segment is readjusted to a revised 5.4% CAGR for the next 7-year period. This segment currently accounts for a 26.9% share of the global Home Rehabilitation Products and Services market.The U. S. Accounts for Over 28.9% of Global Market Size in 2020, While China is Forecast to Grow at a 8.9% CAGR for the Period of 2020-2027The Home Rehabilitation Products and Services market in the U. S. is estimated at US$28.8 Billion in the year 2020. The country currently accounts for a 28.92% share in the global market. China, the world second largest economy, is forecast to reach an estimated market size of US$26.7 Billion in the year 2027 trailing a CAGR of 8.9% through 2027. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 3.2% and 5.2% respectively over the 2020-2027 period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 3.7% CAGR while Rest of European market (as defined in the study) will reach US$26.7 Billion by the year 2027.General Aids Segment Corners a 21.9% Share in 2020In the global General Aids segment, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the 4.7% CAGR estimated for this segment. These regional markets accounting for a combined market size of US$16.5 Billion in the year 2020 will reach a projected size of US$22.7 Billion by the close of the analysis period. China will remain among the fastest growing in this cluster of regional markets. Led by countries such as Australia, India, and South Korea, the market in Asia-Pacific is forecast to reach US$20.1 Billion by the year 2027, while Latin America will expand at a 6.3% CAGR through the analysis period. This report presents concise insights into how the pandemic has impacted production and the buy side for 2020 and 2021. A short-term phased recovery by key geography is also addressed.Competitors identified in this market include, among others: Active Medical & Rehabilitation ServicesAliMed, Inc.DJO Global, Inc.Ekso Bionics Europe GmbHergoline GmbHHocoma AGInvacare CorporationMedline Industries, Inc.Performance Health International LimitedPrism Medical Ltd.Stryker Corporation Key Topics Covered: I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & REPORT SCOPEII. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY1. MARKET OVERVIEW Impact of Covid-19 and a Looming Global RecessionGlobal Competitor Market SharesHome Rehabilitation Products and Services Competitor Market Share Scenario Worldwide (in %): 2018E 2. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS3. MARKET TRENDS & DRIVERS4. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVEIII. MARKET ANALYSISIV. COMPETITION For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/r/ulerx7 About ResearchAndMarkets.com ResearchAndMarkets.com is the world's leading source for international market research reports and market data. We provide you with the latest data on international and regional markets, key industries, the top companies, new products and the latest trends. Research and Markets also offers Custom Research services providing focused, comprehensive and tailored research. CONTACT: CONTACT: ResearchAndMarkets.com Laura Wood, Senior Press Manager email@example.com For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470 For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630 For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
Production on Marvel’s upcoming superhero movie Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings took to the streets of San Francisco on Sunday, October 18.While filming started in Australia in August, the production has now moved to San Francisco, reports said.Video by San Francisco resident Mat Bess shows a bus speed onto Bush Street and crash into a line of parked cars as a drone is seen flying overhead.Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is set for release on July 9, 2021. Credit: Mat Bess via Storyful
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Total will respect the commitments made in 2013 during Carling’s restructuring concerning the global C4 resin (Ricon, Krasol) and RW resin (Cleartrac) businesses, which are to continue their development within the Group. Total reaffirms its commitment to the Carling petrochemical platform and its Region. Since the 2013 investment, the Carling platform has grown by focusing on specialty resins, value-added polymers intended primarily for the automotive industry and by also consolidating its position as Total's main Polystyrene production site in Europe.
OSIRIS-REx spacecraft unfurled its robotic arm, briefly touched the asteroid to collect dust and pebbles from the surface for delivery to Earth in 2023.
Marel hf. published its Q3 2020 Condensed Consolidated Financial Interim Statements after market closing on 20 October 2020. Please find attached the Q3 2020 investor presentation for today’s virtual investor meeting at 8:30 am GMT (10:30 am CET), where CEO Arni Oddur Thordarson and CFO Linda Jonsdottir will give an overview of the financial results and operational highlights in the third quarter. The meeting will be webcast live on www.marel.com/webcast and a recording will be available after the meeting on marel.com/ir. Members of the investment community can also join the conference call by dialing: IS: +354 800 7520NL: +31 20 721 9496UK: +44 33 3300 9035US: +1 833 823 0586 Investor relations For further information, please contact Marel Investor Relations via email firstname.lastname@example.org or tel. +354 563 8001. About Marel Marel (NASDAQ: MAREL; AEX: MAREL) is a leading global provider of advanced food processing equipment, systems, software and services to the poultry, meat and fish industries. Following the closing of the TREIF acquisition on 8 October 2020, Marel has around 6,800 employees in over 30 countries. In 2019, Marel delivered EUR 1.3 billion in revenues, and invests around 6% of revenues in innovation annually. By continuously advancing food processing, Marel enables its customers to increase yield and throughput, ensure food safety and improve sustainability in food production. Marel was listed on NASDAQ Iceland in 1992 and dual-listed on Euronext Amsterdam in June 2019. Attachment Marel Q3 2020 Investor Presentation
The September inflation figure is used to calculate increases in state pensions, benefits and business rates.
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The letter, dated October 16, came the day before Tier 2 coronavirus restrictions banning households from mixing indoors came into force in London.
Dublin, Oct. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Fingerprint Sensor Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2020-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global fingerprint sensor market grew at a CAGR of around 16% during 2014-2019. A fingerprint sensor is a component of the biometric security system that scans an individual's fingerprints, which are then used to authenticate their identity. It captures high contrast fingerprint images and converts them into digital code and stores as fingerprint minutiae. The fingerprint sensor is fast, reliable, convenient, cost-effective and can be seamlessly integrated into different devices. As a result, it finds application in the consumer electronics, government and law enforcement, aerospace, healthcare, defense and military, and banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI), travel and immigration sectors across the globe.The increasing instances of security breaches in various industries are driving the sales of fingerprint sensors. These devices are employed to strengthen the authentication process and provide secure access control to numerous facilities and IT systems. Apart from this, these sensors are gaining widespread adoption in digitizing time and attendance systems in corporate and government organizations worldwide. Furthermore, due to the growing trend of automation, fingerprint sensors are extensively being integrated into smartphones, wearables and modern vehicles to launch engine operations and unlock phones, applications and door locks. Besides this, the leading market players are incorporating advanced technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI), to increase the accuracy of the authentication process and provide a personalized user experience, which, in turn, is strengthening the market growth. However, the market is negatively impacted by the sudden outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the consequent lockdowns declared by the governing agencies of different countries. The market is anticipated to revive once normalcy is regained. Looking forward, the publisher expects the global fingerprint sensor market to continue its strong growth during the next five years.Key Market Segmentation:The publisher provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global fingerprint sensor market report, along with forecasts for growth at the global, regional and country level from 2020-2025. The report has categorized the market based on region, type, technology and application.Competitive Landscape:The report has also analysed the competitive landscape of the market with some of the key players being 3M Cogent Inc., Anviz Global Inc., Apple Inc., BIO-Key International Inc., Egis Technology Inc, Fingerprint Cards AB, IDEMIA (Advent International Corporation), Idex Biometrics ASA, M2SYS Technology, Next Biometrics Group ASA, NEC Corporation, Qualcomm Technologies Inc., Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co. Ltd., Sonavation Inc., Synaptics Incorporated and Vkansee Technology Inc.Key Questions Answered in This Report: How has the global fingerprint sensor market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the global fingerprint sensor market?What are the key regional markets?What is the breakup of the market based on the type?What is the breakup of the market based on the technology?What is the breakup of the market based on the application?What are the various stages in the value chain of the industry?What are the key driving factors and challenges in the industry?What is the structure of the global fingerprint sensor market and who are the key players?What is the degree of competition in the industry? Key Topics Covered: 1 Preface2 Scope and Methodology 3 Executive Summary4 Introduction4.1 Overview4.2 Key Industry Trends5 Global Fingerprint Sensor Market5.1 Market Overview5.2 Market Performance5.3 Impact of COVID-195.4 Market Forecast6 Market Breakup by Type7 Market Breakup by Technology8 Market Breakup by Application9 Market Breakup by Region10 SWOT Analysis11 Value Chain Analysis12 Porters Five Forces Analysis13 Price Analysis14 Competitive Landscape14.1 Market Structure14.2 Key Players14.3 Profiles of Key Players 3M Cogent Inc.Anviz Global Inc.Apple Inc.BIO-Key International Inc.Egis Technology IncFingerprint Cards ABIDEMIA (Advent International Corporation)Idex Biometrics ASAM2SYS TechnologyNext Biometrics Group ASANEC CorporationQualcomm Technologies Inc.Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co. Ltd.Sonavation Inc.Synaptics IncorporatedVkansee Technology Inc. For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/r/9ey7zf About ResearchAndMarkets.com ResearchAndMarkets.com is the world's leading source for international market research reports and market data. We provide you with the latest data on international and regional markets, key industries, the top companies, new products and the latest trends. Research and Markets also offers Custom Research services providing focused, comprehensive and tailored research. CONTACT: CONTACT: ResearchAndMarkets.com Laura Wood, Senior Press Manager email@example.com For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470 For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630 For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
Spanish oil giant Repsol has confirmed a two-year extension of its title sponsorship of the Honda MotoGP team, beginning from 2021
The European Union took a defiant tone on Wednesday as the standoff over resuming post-Brexit trade negotiations with the United Kingdom intensified, telling London that “you cannot have your cake and eat it too.” European Council President Charles Michel refused to bow to British insistence for the EU to fundamentally change its negotiating stance and cede more to U.K. demands. Michel said instead that if Britain wants vast access to the 27-member bloc's markets, it will equally have to keep its waters open to EU fishermen, something the U.K. government has said it doesn't want to do.
Tesla acquired its first German company in 2016, and is building a plant near Berlin.
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