ARE WE HEADED FOR A GREEN-LED RECOVERY? HOW TO BRAINSTORM – REMOTELY

ARE WE HEADED FOR A GREEN-LED RECOVERY? HOW TO BRAINSTORM – REMOTELY

With concern increasing about a potential second wave of infections, here are some of the business and media insights we have collected over the past week.

ARE WE HEADED FOR A GREEN-LED RECOVERY?

  • Institutional investors are clearly signalling their expectations of a green-led recovery, with 72 per cent using ESG as a tool to assess company performance, up from 32 per cent in 2018. According to a global survey of 300 institutional investors, conducted at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, 91 per cent say non-financial performance will be important in making investment decisions. Read more on the findings in The Australian.

TO IPO OR NOT TO IPO?

  • Capital raisings for new listings on the ASX plunged 84 per cent to $132 million in the first half of 2020, as market uncertainty and share price volatility scared off investors. However, those that did brave an IPO were rewarded, with newly listed companies achieving an average gain of 16 per cent by June 30. Read more in The AFR here.

HOW TO BRAINSTORM – REMOTELY

GETTING READY TO ANNOUNCE YOUR RESULTS? HERE ARE SOME TIPS

  • In episode four of our regular podcast series, On The Couch, Cannings Directors Amy Piek and Susie Reinhardt speak to senior analyst Matthew Nicholas (Credit Suisse), and portfolio manager Paul Biddle (Celeste Funds), on what investors and analysts are expecting from reporting season.  Listen to their frank insights here.

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