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Forestry: An Asset That’s Not Just For Eco-Investors

Financial investments in the forestry sector are currently enjoying a high profile. This is not only because of the potential financial returns they can offer, but also increasingly due to the environmental benefits they provide, which are taking the limelight as the number of eco-conscious investors grows. The plight of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil […]

Forget coal and nuclear energy | the future is all about renewables

A few years ago, to many people, the most familiar forms of renewable energy were the wind and the sun. The big surprise, however, is that biomass is the oldest source of renewable energy. Historically, humans have harnessed biomass-derived energy since man began burning wood to make fire. Even today, biomass is the only source […]

Money Minute Week #33

UK pay growth to stay weak, says forecast China’s economic growth dials back Aldi partners with Instacart for Amazon battle Portuguese GDP growth slows to 0.2{2a44b8c128cf642d0a6c6780a4a3025b1d6b44518bd339a167781fddf4933a4b} in second quarter Record ETF inflows fuel price bubble fears Telit boss resigns after US allegations Mears shares slump over 10{2a44b8c128cf642d0a6c6780a4a3025b1d6b44518bd339a167781fddf4933a4b} after profit warning following Grenfell Air Berlin files […]

Money Minute Week #31

  Deloitte’s auditing of Mitie faces probe Discovery buys Scripps in $146bn TV channel deal Canada’s forestry sector off to a solid start in 2017 US car sales fall sharply in July Fashion label Rare London goes bust Eurozone economic growth gathering pace Standard Chartered shares drop despite 82{2a44b8c128cf642d0a6c6780a4a3025b1d6b44518bd339a167781fddf4933a4b} jump in profits B&M targets convenience […]

Temer free to push ahead with economic reforms, reviving investor interest in Brazil

Congress rejects corruption charges against Brazil’s president Brazil’s lower house of congress voted overwhelmingly yesterday to reject corruption charges against Brazil’s President, Michel Temer, which could have seen him ousted from office and possibly facing a Supreme Court trial. Of the 513 members of the lower chamber of Deputies, 263 voted against putting Mr. Temer […]

US to face major Christmas tree shortages until ‘at least 2025’ | Canadian growers set to fill the gap

Wildfires, drought and seedling shortages deliver a triple-whammy to the US home-grown Christmas tree market As the 2017 harvest season approaches, US Christmas tree producers are facing up to the fact that there will be a definite shortage of homegrown trees this year – and for a considerable period in the foreseeable future too. Canadian […]