February 5, 2020 — This Wilmington Wire blog post is the third in a continuing series of updates on the coronavirus outbreak and its market and economic implications. The first, Coronavirus Concerns: Monitoring the Risks Closely, but not Reacting to Portfolios Yet; and the second, Cononavirus update: Hold the line. We also held a conference call on Monday, February 5, where we discussed the market sell-off and potential economic implications of the epidemic. Call recording.
February 3, 2020 — The novel coronavirus originating from the populous city of Wuhan, China, continues to progress, with still-unclear implications for global economies and markets. Since our Wilmington Wire post last week discussing the topic, the number of reported cases globally has more than quadrupled to 17,489 across 24 different countries, with 362 deaths reported, at the time of writing. All but one of these deaths has occurred in China.
March 16, 2018 – There is a growing number of values-based, sustainable, and impact strategies available to U.S. investors. The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment (USSIF) estimates that such strategies already account for over $8 trillion in assets under management, up 33% from 2014. In Wilmington Trust’s Manager Research Group, we have selected several such strategies for our approved list and are researching additional candidates.