ECONOMY | 18.11.2021
The IBEX 35 has not shown a clear direction in recent months and has been closing for some weeks in very narrow bands around 9,000 points, but by lifting our gaze a bit and observing the rest of the European trading floors, it can be estimated that it has a long way to go. This is the opinion of Ismael García Puente, fund selector at MAPFRE Asset Management, who points to the upcoming macro data releases as the element that could mark a turning point.
This week’s Eurostat data shows solid growth in the eurozone, although not all countries are contributing the same, as is the case with Spain, which is lagging behind. Daniel Sancho, investment director of MAPFRE Gestión Patrimonial, explains how investors have interpreted this data.
Álvaro Anguita, CEO of MAPFRE AM, explains, in an interview with Funds People, that the fund manager wants to continue growing, both in mutual funds and in pensions and discretionary management contracts outside the group.
Luis García, asset manager of MAPFRE AM, explains, in an interview with the Nordic media HedgeNordic, the unique strategy of the MAPFRE AM Behavioral Fund, which sets it apart from other European funds.
The commitment of large companies to society and the territory or the social impact of the company, from the investor’s point of view, are some of the issues that were discussed at the 2nd Annual Forum organized by the MAPFRE Sustainable Finance Observatory.
In an interview with Club Patrimoine, the CEO of La Financière Responsable, Stéphane Prévost, attributed the good performance of investments in SRI funds to the increased supply from institutions, as well as increased investor demand for ESG strategies.