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Janet Yellen, head of the US Federal Reserve

US Treasury releases net zero financing and investment principles


Secretary Yellen says goal is to ‘affirm importance of credible net zero commitments’

Gustavo Medeiros

The US dollar’s declining status as a global reserve currency

September 2023 (Magazine)

The recent US debt ceiling negotiations have brought into question the viability of the US dollar’s status as a global reserve currency. Long-term investors have been reviewing their strategic asset allocation away from the currency, seeking to diversify their exposure and to take advantage of long-term investment opportunities. 


ESG remains mired in politics in the US

September 2023 (Magazine)

“I am not going to use the word ESG because it’s been misused by the far left and the far right,” said BlackRock CEO Larry Fink in a conversation at the Aspen Ideas Festival in June.