Amy McIntyre

GreenClimateFund

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is currently looking into ways to channel investments into forestry projects as a way to help poorer nations with their climate commitments. 60 participants from developing and developed countries have recently taken part in a “ground-breaking” workshop in Bali. Together, they brainstormed how the GCF could

indian cities property hyderabad

Six Indian cities have been named among the top 10 emerging property investment destinations for the Asia-Pacific including Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Pune, Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai. According to the report from property consultant Cushman & Wakefield, titled Betting on Asia Pacific's next core cities, most global investments are set to be

liu wei chinese art

Chinese entrepreneurs and investors are increasingly looking towards the world of art and collectibles in order to boost their investment income, according to new data. The latest government statistics reveal that art is becoming the latest booming asset class, with 2016 sales totalling US$6.33 billion and earning the country the

canada forestry investment

Canada’s forestry industry is the “lifeblood” of the country’s economy and it should not be overlooked in favour of newer sectors, experts and business leaders gathering at a forestry convention have said. Delegates at the Council of Forest Industries conference in Vancouver heard that Canada’s natural resources are underappreciated and

copper prices

Copper and other metal prices have risen following the release of strong economic data from the US, according to data from the London Metal Exchange. Figures show copper prices were up 0.53 per cent at $5,613 per metric ton in trading last week, while the price of gold continued its

hong kong

A Hong Kong think-tank is calling for improvements to the city’s structured products market to help maintain its position as one of the world’s leading investment destinations. The Financial Services Development Council (FSDC) wants Hong Kong’s market regulators to start rolling out listed structured product categories that are currently available

vietnam real estate

Vietnam is quickly becoming Asia's latest property hotspot as more and more Hong Kong and mainland China investors continue to purchase real estate across the country. According to Alex Shen, a Hong Kong-based finance industry worker, a recent drive by Vietnam's government is just one reason why the country is

hedge fund interest

Hedge fund interest turned positive in March as investors renewed their appetite for the investment vehicle. Research by eVestment shows that after a “rough” 2016, hedge funds are making a comeback as investors allocated $15.7 billion in new money to funds in March 2017. The company’s Hedge Fund Asset Flows

kenya forestry investment

Kenya is to stimulate private investment in its forest and nurture partnerships with timber manufacturers as it seeks to secure 10 per cent forest cover by 2030. The Kenya Forest Service (KFS) said it would review existing legislation and policy as part of an effort to promote external investment in

pakistan forest

Pakistan is to create a Forestry Board in which all of its four provinces will be given representation on matters relating to its natural habitats and wetlands as one of the country’s chief ministers outlined plans to make investment in and sustainable management of the country’s forests a leading priority.