Stocks with strong balance sheets and attractive returns

European companies have never been richer, according to Morgan Stanley, and are ready to splash the cash – including distributing part of it to shareholders. The Wall Street bank has named a raft of stocks that have strong balance sheets and resilient cash flows and are set to return excess cash to shareholders through buybacks … Read more

Companies that exited Russia after its invasion of Ukraine are being rewarded with outsize stock-market returns, Yale study finds – and those that stayed are not

The almost 1,000 companies that have opted to pull out of Russia following its unprovoked invasion of Ukraine are not just benefiting from a reputational boost. They are also being rewarded by financial markets, while those who remain behind are being punished. “We find that equity markets are actually rewarding companies for leaving Russia while … Read more

Shell safety consultant quits over climate change with viral message

Shell officially changed its name on Friday, ditching “Royal Dutch”, which has been part of its identity since 1907. Rick Wilking | Reuters At 8:27 am on Monday morning, May 23, Caroline Dennett emailed 1,400 executives at the oil and gas conglomerate, Shell, to announce her resignation after 11 years working as a safety consultant. … Read more

5 things to know before the stock exchange opens on Thursday 7 April

Here are the key news, trends and analyzes that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Wall Street looks stable after two days of Fed-driven sales Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York on March 29, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters U.S. stock futures were relatively … Read more

5 things to know before the stock exchange opens on Thursday 7 April

Here are the key news, trends and analyzes that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Wall Street looks stable after two days of Fed-driven sales Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York on March 29, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters U.S. stock futures were relatively … Read more

Wind energy installations must quadruple to reach net zero target: GWEC

Onshore and offshore wind turbines photographed in Flevoland, the Netherlands. Mischa Keijser | Image source | Getty Images The wind energy sector had its second-best year in 2021, but installations will have to increase dramatically going forward to keep track of net-zero targets, according to a new report from the Global Wind Energy Council. Released … Read more