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BIODIVERSITY: MISSING PIECE OF THE NET ZERO PUZZLE?

More than half the world’s industry depends on nature and its ecosystems. But biodiversity is under severe threat. Action needs to be taken not only for the good of the planet, but to help the journey to net zero carbon emissions to restrict climate change. We take a closer look.

IS INFLATION TRANSITORY OR A LONGER-TERM ISSUE?

Inflation is a hot topic, with all eyes on the central banks to see if and when they’re going to increase interest rates. But is this bout of inflation ‘transitory’ and set to subside over the coming months, or will it prove to be a longer-term concern? We take a look at some of the issues. 

MAINTAINING RETIREMENT INCOME IN A LOW-YIELD WORLD

Relying on a yield from bonds and dividends for retirement income might not be the best strategy for investors, particularly when interest rates are so low. It could also mean missing out on some investments with more potential for long-term growth. So, with this in mind, what other options do investors have?

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