Larry Fink

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Inflation in Ireland  hit a 10-year high of 2.8%  last month, driven by a rise in the cost of transport, housing, restaurants, hotels and alcohol

The giant quantitative easing projects undertaken by central banks in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis may have rescued the global economy, but t(...)

Wisconsin snow storm. When researchers combed through the biographies of 1,188 board members at the 100 largest US companies,  they found just three directors had specific climate expertise. Photograph: John Hart/Wisconsin State Journal via AP

Not that long ago, I found myself on a video call with a group of business people where a man who once ran a very large company said something unexpec(...)

Larry Fink, founder and chief executive of the investment firm BlackRock, said that a ‘tectonic shift’ in the investment landscape was happening faster than he expected. Photograph: Damon Winter/The New York Times

BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, will push companies to commit to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 and raised the prospect of dumping(...)

BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, holds investments worth $85bn in coal companies, a year after it promised to sell most of its shares in (...)

US president Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as Republican incumbent senator Kelly Loeffler speaks during a rally ahead of the Senate run-off. Photograph: Sandy Huffaker/AFP via Getty

Republicans supporting Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the US presidential election are on a collision course with US business leaders, as companie(...)

BlackRock increased the pay of Larry Fink, its chief executive, by 5 per cent to $25.3 million (€23 million) last year

BlackRock increased the pay of Larry Fink, its chief executive, by 5 per cent to $25.3 million (€23 million) last year as the fund manager’s assets un(...)

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The fund manager overseeing the fortune of the Lego billionaires says equity markets remain too volatile to justify any bargain hunting. “This is not(...)

Shares in electric car maker Tesla have more than tripled in three months as the company run by Elon Musk ‘has become the go-to alternative energy car company’. File photograph: David Zalubowski/AP

Green stocks are likely to become the next “mega trend in equity markets”, Saxo Bank argued in a recent report. Environmental, social and corporate go(...)

Sustainable finance has been identified as a key pillar in “Ireland for Finance”, the strategy for the development of Ireland’s international financial services sector to 2025. Photograph: iStock

The announcement in recent weeks from the world’s largest funds manager, BlackRock Inc, that it intends to make sustainability the “new standard for i(...)

US president Donald Trump arrives to hold a news conference at the 50th World Economic Forum   in Davos. Photograph:  Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

The organisers may have made sure that they wouldn’t bump into each other but the worlds of Swedish teen eco-warrior Greta Thunberg and Donald Trump, (...)

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