RENEWABLE energy has become the top investment sector for Scottish investors. Almost one-third of investors (30%) regard renewables as the sector they would actively put their money into for long term gain. With UN Secretary-General Antonio Gutterres warning that climate change is about to reach a point of no return – and with Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage empty-chaired for Channel 4’s recent climate change debate – new research from GraniteShares suggests the green agenda is gripping the UK investor community. Renewable energy is now a top investment choice for investors of all ages; it is equally popular with men (29%) and women (31%) and it also transcends investment philosophy. For example, active traders – those that are simply looking to make an opportune gain – place as much emphasis on renewables as those investors that act with a specific ethical investment philosophy (33% and 36% respectively).
The National 11th Dec 2019 read more »