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.
January 17, 2020 — On January 15, President Trump and Vice Premier of the People’s Republic of China Liu He signed a Phase 1 trade deal, bringing a hiatus—though likely not an end—to two years (almost to the day) of tariff threats and levies on goods traded between the U.S. and China.
The Phase 1 deal covered several areas, some more fully than others.
This investment insight delves into sustainable investing and how it is changing the way investors invest, as well as having a measurable impact on society and our planet. Sustainable investing began a long time ago, but the recent movement began in the 1960s and its popularity has soared over the past few years—38% hike in assets since 2016 alone.