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Culture and Society

SOCIAL INVESTING

Powering Potential

“Women’s financial inclusion” is defined as women having access to useful and affordable financial products and services that meet their needs as individuals, economic agents and entrepreneurs.

SOCIAL INVESTING

Return on Equality

The potential economic and development gains from gender equality are vast and well-documented — and yet they are currently being bypassed. This joint report by BNY Mellon and the United Nations Foundation explores the market potential of advancing gender equality.

Investment Insights

MARKET COMMENTARY

2019 Mid-Year Outlook

Leo Grohowski

As we begin the second half of the year, what will the global economy and markets hold for investors?

MARKET COMMENTARY

Are We Nearing the End of the Bull Market?

Jeff Mortimer

Bull markets do not die of old age. Instead, they are often killed when the Fed is forced to raise rates to combat high inflation, leading to an economic stumble.

ASSET ALLOCATION AND INVESTMENT STRATEGY

Private Debt: Focus on Liquidity as Sector Scales New Heights

Dermot Finnegan, Brian McMahon, Tom Ahern

BNY Mellon experts discuss the growing interest in private debt among sovereign wealth funds and public pension funds.

GLOBAL MARKET OPPORTUNITIES

A Greater Gateway

As Asia Capital markets open and grow, they offer foreign investors opportunities to diversify their investments. With myriad access schemes and programs, how can foreign investors make sense of these schemes and turn insights into opportunities?

Regulation and Risk

REGULATORY CHANGE

Tax Relief in Global Markets: A Step Forward – or a Step Back?

Tax authorities across the globe are continuing to redefine their tax processes with respect to cross border withholding tax relief procedures.

REGULATORY CHANGE

Tax and Digital: Close to a Tipping Point

This blog is a continuation of our series exploring the tax and regulatory landscape, which was presented in detail at the Annual EMEA Tax and Regulatory Client Forum.

REGULATORY CHANGE

The Tax and Regulatory Landscape: Taking Advantage of Change

This blog is the first in our series exploring the tax and regulatory landscape, which was presented at the Annual EMEA Tax and Regulatory Client Forum.

REGULATORY CHANGE

Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision II: Challenges and Opportunities

The new version of the EU directive on Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision (IORP) is set to have a profound impact on workplace pensions. BNY Mellon’s new report looks at the challenges and opportunities it presents for European pension funds.

BNY Mellon Transformation

TRANSFORMATION

New Technologies: What's Real and What's Hype

Christopher Mager

Artificial Intelligence, Distributed Ledger Technology, Internet of Things. Are they truly game changers?

TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

Enabling the Digital Economy: An Introduction

David Cruikshank

On behalf of BNY Mellon, let me welcome you to Sydney and to Sibos 2018, Enabling the Digital Economy.

DISRUPTORS

Cryptocurrencies, Custody and Third-party Access

Tom Casteleyn, Lucien Foster

Ensuring the safekeeping of private keys and crypto-addresses is essential to institutional investors, though uncertainty surrounding the regulatory framework and the lack of safe, qualified custody are significant barriers preventing them from joining the crypto market in greater numbers.

TRANSFORMATION

Tokenization: Opening Illiquid Assets to Investors

Frank Fehrenbach

In the first of a two-part series on the tokenization of assets, we explore the surge of interest surrounding tokenization and how it’s opening new illiquid assets to investors.

Meet our Experts

As the investments company for the world, BNY Mellon is a trusted financial authority for the world's most vital institutions. In Big Ideas, our panel of experts bring you the latest in global financial news and commentary.

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