Weekly Keys: What is happening this week?
Volatility continues to decline thanks to positive news about vaccines and despite some worrying macroeconomic data.
BBVA, the first Spanish bank on the Nasdaq sustainable debt market
BBVA has joined the (Nasdaq Sustainable Bond Network (NSBN). It is the only Spanish bank on the platform, which consists of the various sustainable debt issuers in the world and is a clear reference point for socially responsible investors. The giant screens on the Nasdaq tower in New York City’s Times Square displayed BBVA’s logo to welcome the bank to this market.
What does 'Global Industrial Classification Standard' mean?
Is Tesla a technology company? Or is it a car assembly company? Is Philip Morris a staple consumer goods company or a discretionary goods one? Are MasterCard and Visa in the same sector as JPMorgan and Citigroup, or do they belong with the group of companies like Apple and Microsoft? What sectors do Twitter, Google and Walt Disney belong to? The answers are at the end of the article.
Understanding Range Accrual
In the past, we have explained some of the most common structured products in the industry, the reverse convertibles. Continuing with this topic, in this article we explain what a range accrual is.
5 foods that could soon be extinct
Climate change, environmental pollution, among others, are just some of the factors that have eroded food biodiversity. As result, it led to the progressive extinction of some plant and animal species. Here are 5 foods that could go extinct because of climate change's effect on our planet.
The evolution of socially responsible investing
Surely you have already heard about socially responsible investing. The demand for investments that are more sustainable began at the end of the last century and the adaptation of companies to this concept is constantly evolving.
Profitability in the current situation
In the current crisis, the fall in economic activity is only comparable in magnitude to a great depression or one of the world wars. Clearly the background situation is not the same since we think that some of that economic activity will recover when the pandemic ends; although the reality is that we do not know for sure when it will happen, and we must bear in mind that companies must be able to survive in these conditions until then.
Megatrends of the 21st Century: global water market
The term megatrend is becoming commonplace within society and even more so within the investment world. The speed with which technology has changed our lives over the last few years has been extraordinary, we can also assume that this will not stop here and will continue in the future.