Martin Currie expands ESG analysis to include Carbon Value at Risk and U.N. Sustainable Development Goals, focus areas include modern slavery and climate change

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Martin Currie, the active equity specialist investment manager of Franklin Templeton, and steward of A$25 billion in assets under management as of February 28, 2021, has significantly enhanced its analysis of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors. In its newly published annual stewardship report[1], Martin Currie outlines its activities over the past year, which include mapping

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Springtime value for Australian equities

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Legg Mason’s affiliate Martin Currie says that despite the ‘green shoots’ in consumer spending leading into the recent reporting season and company results being broadly in-line with expectations, the EPS revisions by brokers post-results had the worst ratio of downgrades to upgrades in over 10 years[1]. Martin Currie Australia’s Chief Investment Officer, Reece Birtles notes: “The ‘green shoots’

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High performing retirement income strategy gets top rating from Morningstar

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Legg Mason, a global multi-affiliate investment manager, yesterday announced that the Legg Mason Martin Currie Diversified Income Trust, which has completed three years since inception in May 2014, has achieved the highest five-star Morningstar Rating™ * as at 31 May 2017 for its performance over the time period. Actively investing across a diversified range of Australian

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