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Cambridge endowment talks inflation and divestment

Rising inflation will make it more challenging to meet the £4 billion Cambridge University Endowment Fund’s 5 per cent return hurdle, said Tilly Franklin, CIO, speaking at Sustainability in Practice. Franklin oversees a multi asset, diversified portfolio that is managed externally. The fund has significantly outperformed over the long term (10-year returns are 11 per […]
Sustainability in Practice

Hydrocarbon investment could avoid global recession

United States policy has quietly encouraged India and other countries in Asia to buy Russian hydrocarbons to avoid a global recession, driven by energy and food shortages, according to US government adviser and Russia expert Stephen Kotkin. While “no one wants Russia to get away with” invading Ukraine, an energy supply shock prompted by sanctions […]