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  • New climate risk push a game changer but investors call for mandatory rules

    The risk of a devastating collapse in oil and gas companies’ share prices, when investors suddenly start pricing in climate change, is one scenario financial regulators are trying to ward off with the launch of new guidelines this week, which are a milestone in the world’s response to global warming.

  • Investors blocked on climate finance by lack of opportunities

    More than half of a global group of 276 investors surveyed by HSBC have a strategy for reducing the environmental impact of their activities — but 74% of them encounter barriers to increasing their low carbon financing, mainly a lack of credible investment opportunities.

  • Renzi’s tantrum is a made-up crisis — fear Austria

    Markets are obsessing about the Italian referendum on Sunday. Commentators are cramming everyone’s inboxes with warnings about how a 'no' vote on premier Matteo Renzi’s attempt to streamline Italy’s Senate could precipitate a fresh eurozone crisis and imperil Italy’s creaking banks.