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  • Conservative credit settings counter inflation risks

    On 1 November, Fitch Ratings hosted its inaugural Women in Credit event in Sydney to align with its core values of embracing diversity, equity and inclusion. More than 20 female institutional investors attended the event, hearing and commenting on Fitch analysts’ views on the geopolitical, business and finance landscape, and trends and challenges for the buy side to watch.
  • Energising Australia's transition task

    Financing energy transition is the greatest challenge global capital markets have dealt with in generations. Australia – which is more or less universally accepted to have fallen behind the pace before recent policy progress – faces a bigger task than most. But Australia is resourceful in more ways than one, and participants at a KangaNews-RBC Capital Markets roundtable, which took place in...
  • Profiles and information on networks supporting women in capital markets 2023

    As well as amplifying female thought leadership in the Australian and New Zealand market, the KangaNews Women in Capital Markets Yearbook aims to help connect women with peers and potential mentors by providing information on a range of active networks covering industry sectors and roles.
  • Recruitment and retention in the sprawling landscape of diversity

    In early November, ANZ and KangaNews hosted a group of the bank’s leaders and other industry participants to share their personal perspectives on why inclusivity is so important to the economy and business, the value of engagement, and how the Gen Z lens means everything companies have learned about their workforce in the past is going to change.
  • SSA sector stays on the cutting edge of sustainability and DE&I

    In October 2023, KangaNews and UBS hosted female leaders from the supranational, sovereign and agency sector – live in Sydney and via VC globally – at a roundtable to discuss the state of capital markets and the role of these institutions in promoting sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Strategy and sustainability on the leading edge of investment approach

    QIC has established a reputation as a leader in Australian sustainable investment, as well as for its wide-ranging and innovative strategic approach across asset classes. Female leaders from across the QIC business met with KangaNews at a roundtable in Brisbane in November, to discuss the macroeconomic and geopolitical inflection point – and the asset allocation response – as well as the...
  • Values and purpose high on women’s work choice agenda

    The 2023 KangaNews Women in Capital Markets Yearbook survey focuses on what women expect from their employers when it comes to purpose, values and public advocacy. The findings suggest financial services businesses should be careful to consider employees’ values if they want to attract and retain high-end female talent – and not be afraid to be public with these values.
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