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Jun 27, 2019
Hermes: Opportunity strikes – A postcard from Taiwan
As tensions between the US and China continue to escalate, Taiwan has found itself – more so than other economies – with some delicate decisions to make. The Taiwanese economy relies heavily on global trade, and the US and China are its top two trading partners. We see two trends emerging, both of which are promising for the island nation: – Th...
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Jun 21, 2019
The week in investor relations: A good week for global stocks
The UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) dropped a corruption inquiry into former FTSE 100 mine company ENRC, according to The Sunday Times. The SFO claims the inquiry is no longer justifiable after ENRC launched a £70 mn civil claim in the High Court against the SFO. On Monday stocks rose slightly – a sign of what was to come in the week – as investors l...
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Jun 21, 2019
Investor Perception Study – Europe 2019 is now available
The Investor Perception Study – Europe 2019 looks at the current leading companies and individuals for IR in Europe as voted for by the European investment community. A total of 462 portfolio managers and analysts took part in online and telephone surveys in Q1 & Q2 2019 to determine the best current exponents of IR in the region. Research was carried out into nine different categories related to IR. This research was used in the IR Magazine A...
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Jun 15, 2019
Infosys wins two gongs at IR Magazine Awards – India
IT consulting firm Infosys took away two gongs at the IR Magazine Awards – India 2019, winning best IR team (large cap) and best use of media and technology. The awards, which were well spread across a range of sectors and companies, saw telecommunications company Bharti Airtel win best investor relations officer (large cap) for Komal Sharan and The Phoenix Mills’ Varun Parwal win for best investor relations officer (small to mid-cap). Real estate develop...
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Jun 06, 2019
Crisis management and rebuilding reputation at Volkswagen
Talking to Oliver Larkin, the group head of IR at Volkswagen who took over the role as the company’s well-publicized diesel scandals were hot copy for the world’s media, it’s interesting to hear that it’s only in the last six to 12 months that long-only investors have increasingly started asking ESG-related questions. This would indicate that it’s something other than the emissions scandals that has pushed up engagement around ESG issues.  ‘The impressi...
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Jun 06, 2019
CIRI 2019: IR, me hearties!
The Canadian IR profession will drop anchor in Halifax, Nova Scotia on June 9-11 for the 32nd annual CIRI conference. The conference co-chairs – Nathalie Megann, vice president of IR and corporate affairs at Chorus Aviation, and Ryder McRitchie, vice president of capital markets and PR at Jupiter Networks – explain that this year’s ‘Staying on Course’ theme is inspired by both the rough weather and the headwinds IROs face.  ‘As the old adage goes, chang...
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