What’s the outlook for the clean energy investment theme?

Since March 1, 2021, the S&P Global Clean Energy Index has dropped around 9%, falling short of the wider S&P 500’s near 3% gain (as of March 23). So, why has the index dropped? One reason is a cooling off after investors bet on renewables benefiting from US President Joe Biden’s climate bill – something […]

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Oil Down COVID-19 Remains a Threat to Fuel Demand Recovery

© Reuters. By Gina Lee Investing.com – Oil was down Monday morning in Asia, with U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell saying the U.S. economy was poised for stronger growth while also cautioning that COVID-19 remains a threat. inched down 0.06% to $ 62.91 by 13:14 AM ET (5:14 AM GMT), and the prompt timespread […]

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Soured credit at euro zone banks falls to new low despite recession: ECB

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters building is seen in Frankfurt FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Bad loans at euro zone banks fell to a new low in the last quarter of 2020, fresh data showed on Monday, underscoring warnings from the European Central Bank that lenders are not preparing for a deluge of […]

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The Moneyist: My husband doesn’t get along with my son. I brought most of the wealth into our marriage. How do I split my estate?

Dear Quentin, How do couples typically handle their estates in a second marriage? My husband and I have been married for seven years, and it is the second marriage for both of us. I have one adult child from my previous marriage; he has no children. I brought the majority of our wealth to our […]

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Eurozone February retail sales +3.0% vs +1.7% m/m expected

Latest data released by Eurostat – 12 April 2021 Prior -5.9%; revised to -5.2% Retail sales -2.9% vs -5.3% y/y expected Prior -6.4%; revised to -5.2% After more subdued January activity, which was also impacted by winter demand, euro area retail sales bounced back a little in February – mostly from non-food sales (+6.8%). Let’s […]

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Shares in SK Innovation surge after settlement with rival brightens U.S. prospects

© Reuters. The logo of SK Innovation is seen in front of its headquarters in Seoul By Heekyong Yang and Joyce Lee SEOUL (Reuters) -Shares in South Korean auto battery maker SK Innovation Co Ltd soared on Monday after it buried the hatchet with LG Energy Solution, freeing up both firms to expand in the […]

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Asian Stocks Slip, Investors Continue to Assess Implications of Alibaba Fine

© Reuters. By Gina Lee Investing.com – Asia Pacific stocks were down Monday morning, as investors continue to digest the implications of Alibaba (NYSE:) Group Holding Ltd.’s (HK:) . China’s fell 1.03% by 11:14 PM ET (3:14 AM GMT) and the fell 1.44%. China slapped Alibaba with the CNY18 billion ($ 2.75 billion) fine, amounting […]

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Corporate leaders plan new push on U.S. voting rights, will reconsider campaign donations

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Protest against House Bill 531 in Atlanta By Jessica DiNapoli (Reuters) – Most CEOs on a call to discuss a new push against U.S. state voting restrictions said in a poll they will reassess donating to candidates who fail to support voting rights, while many will consider holding back investments in […]

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