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Why CMU is pivotal to European recovery, Role of pension funds in the post-Covid recovery

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Why CMU is pivotal to European recovery, Role of pension funds in the post-Covid recovery

Friday 13 November 2020     –      Vol.11 Ed.46.5

Commentary: CMU is pivotal to European recovery

By Ellie Groves in London

Will the Covid-19 crisis finally help to achieve what bankers in Europe have seen as a vital move forward for the European Union? A capital markets union in Europe designed to boost economic efficiency and lower dependence on bank funding for companies has been a major piece of European Union work in progress. The economic impact of the Covid-19 crisis has intensified the need to bring the project into being. But it has also distracted the political focus needed to do so.

Read the full commentary on the website.

Meeting: Role of pension funds in the recovery

Thursday 19 November, 14:00-15:30 GMT

Public pension funds are at the centre of changes in global finance, demographic transition and rising geopolitical tensions. The pandemic and economic uncertainty have magnified the relevance of these issues, impacting the ability of pension funds to deliver on their obligations. As the desire for a ‘green recovery’ intensifies, pension funds will be under more pressure than ever to adopt responsible investment strategies.

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