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Jesús Martínez: “We can play our part and strengthen our structural investment in Latin America”

2021-05-13T09:54:57+00:0013 May 2021|Categories: Corporate News|

"Latin America is the region hardest hit by the economic crisis, which is causing increased inequality and social conflict. In this context, we as companies can play our part and strengthen our structural investment in the region. What's more, investing in Latin America right now is an opportunity for European companies, and the insurance industry can [...]

China’s position in a tripolarized world

2021-05-13T06:51:23+00:0013 May 2021|Categories: Corporate News|

The epidemiological crisis has highlighted the existence of three global economic blocs. China continues its rapid growth and has emerged as a strong contender to be the top power, while Washington fears for its trade relations as EU-China agreements risk removing it from the playing field. As a result of the pandemic and global uncertainty, the [...]

“The important thing is not the data itself, but the upward trend in inflation”

2021-05-13T09:25:03+00:0012 May 2021|Categories: Corporate News|

After the high levels reached this year, the market is anticipating the possibility of companies' values beginning to fall. With equity entering a consolidation phase, Ismael García Puente, fund selector for MAPFRE Asset Management, believes the sentiment is optimistic. "Our concern throughout the first few months of the year was whether companies' results would support the [...]

Fundamental changes in savings going unnoticed

2021-05-12T13:36:16+00:0012 May 2021|Categories: Corporate News|

Javier Olías Regional General Manager of MAPFRE Northern Territory The economic context changed for good in 2020. We saw not only the direct effects of the pandemic, but also the acceleration of very profound changes that were already under way and that, given different circumstances, would have taken place more slowly. Among other issues, for example, [...]

ESG training for MAPFRE financial advisors at Escuela FEF

2021-05-12T13:47:44+00:0010 May 2021|Categories: Corporate News|

MAPFRE and Escuela FEF have reached an agreement to provide training on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues to more than 700 company professionals who provide financial advice and who are already certified under MiFID II. The Escuela de la Fundación de Estudios Financieros (Foundation for Financial Studies training center — Escuela FEF) and MAPFRE reached [...]

MAPFRE AM team awarded international ESG analyst certification

2021-05-06T07:05:09+00:006 May 2021|Categories: Corporate News|

Not only do many of MAPFRE AM's investments have the most reputable sustainable finance labels, but so do the entire team that manages them. In particular, MAPFRE's asset management professionals, including the executive team, have received the prestigious international EFFAS Certified ESG Analyst (CESGA) certification from the European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies, which assesses the [...]

Biden’s first 100 days and his relationship with China

2021-05-05T10:42:48+00:005 May 2021|Categories: Corporate News|

Gonzalo de Cadenas-Santiago Director of Economics and Financial Research at MAPFRE Economics   The first 100 days of Biden's presidency have provided an indication of the policy the US will adopt in relation to China going forward. This policy falls under the remit of President Biden's Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, who said that the relationship [...]

MAPFRE has been named on the Forbes list “Top 50 Companies to Work for in Spain 2021”

2021-05-06T07:18:45+00:005 May 2021|Categories: Corporate News|

MAPFRE features on Forbes magazine's prestigious cross-industry ranking of the top 50 companies to work for in Spain. To put this list together, Forbes conducted an exclusive and in-depth survey to help it review the opinions of employees from more than 2,000 companies with more than 500 employees. "We are proud that MAPFRE is part of [...]

MAPFRE Economics expects a 6% rebound in the global economy due to the deployment of fiscal and monetary stimulus

2021-04-30T07:58:57+00:0030 April 2021|Categories: Corporate News|

It has increased its forecasts for the US from 3.9% to 6.6% this year thanks to record aid packages with a direct impact on consumption and saving  Global fiscal stimulus stood at around 3.5% in 2020, particularly due to steps taken in the US, EU and China   MAPFRE Economics has updated its forecasts for the [...]