Investment managers are among the increasingly common users of FX algos to conduct their trades. With this in mind, the Investment Association (IA) has today published an FX Algo Due Diligence Questionnaire, created by its members to establish a common framework for the request of information from clients to their FX algo providers.
The government’s plan for a new Sovereign Green Bond, announced on the 9th November, has the potential to play a key role in financing a greener economy as the UK looks to achieve net zero by 2050. While the investment management industry keenly awaits full details of the government’s plans, we are supportive of the initial proposal, and indeed have been calling for this type of gilt.
Driving change in sustainable finance is multi-layered, multi-actor and it involves multiple choices. It works best when each new initiative has a clear objective; when each actor contributes in a way that fits their particular role, strengths and responsibilities; and when we clearly communicate which specific piece of the sustainability puzzle we’re working on.