The Economist: Finance and economics articles summarised (22nd May 2021)

Climate finance
Green firms are in demand from investors, see chart below. Some think this green fad is akin to tech at the turn of the century. Measuring this exuberance is hard to do. Stock market indices that concentrate on it are in isolated sectors, e.g. solar power. The Economist came up with about 180 firms related to the energy transition. When the portfolio is weighted by market cap, it has jumped by more than . . .

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