Anthony Johnson

After losing cash and clients over the last few years, the oil industry has begun to rally and managers are seeking a major uptick in interest from investors. So far this year, around $5 billion has flowed back into long-suffering commodities hedge funds, with the first three months of the

importance of forestry

The US Agriculture Secretary has shared the results of the first year of the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA)’s Building Blocks for Climate Smart Agriculture and Forestry project, highlighting the impact forestland owners can have on the country’s natural resource conservation. One year after Tom Vilsack unveiled the plans at

Impact investing is thriving, but there is more positivity to come over the coming months, industry experts have said. According to the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), investors injected more than $15 billion to impact investments over the course of last year, and they have said they plan to commit

REIT investment condominium

According to industry experts, asset managers who traditionally played a major role in the real-estate investment trust (REIT) arena now have far less influence due to passive index funds attracting increasing amounts of money. A far wider range of investors are now ploughing money into the stocks, according to industry

global forestry investment

Forests are “critically important” to our planet, the World Bank has said, with interest in investment into the asset class growing as a result. The forestry arena is an essential part of the development solution, with investment into forestry and forestry-related business booming. Whether it is in relation to boosting

Hedge Funds

A new approach focusing on how hedge fund managers treat their investors is being trialled by regulators in the US. Overseeing and policing the hedge fund industry, which is worth a staggering $3 trillion, has never been easy and this new approach follows a series of investigations into how hedge

According to new research, the majority of US commercial real estate executives predict 'solid prospects' for their sector over the coming year. The 2016 Commercial Real Estate Outlook survey, which was carried out by commercial lending and leasing services provider CIT Group and overseen by Forbes Insights, found that the

Tokyo Stock Exchange Structured Products

Japanese investors are moving away from negative rates and heading instead towards more structured products internationally, according to Bank of America Corporation. Assets such as debt backed by pools of loans are attracting Japanese institutions, the corporation said, citing the example of Norinchukin Bank, which recently snapped up over $2.9

british colombia real estate

Wealthy real estate investors in British Colombia are making use of a loophole to avoid paying property transfer tax. However, the Government has confirmed it is looking to stamp this practice out. The real estate market in British Columbia is booming at the moment and is bringing millions of dollars

The Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation lidar

NASA has announced the development of a new Satellite laser mapping technology which will allow the structure of forests – and their carbon capture rates – to be measured for the first time. A laser will be sent into space by America’s space agency in 2018, which will be able