Shanny Basar

Senior writer

A Senior Writer at Markets Media who became a financial journalist in 2000 after working in banking for over a decade. As a journalist, Shanny has previously worked in New York close to a decade, which included covering the financial crisis in 2008, before venturing home to the UK. Shanny studied Mechanical Engineering as an undergraduate. Her passion for the arts led her to complete an Arts & Humanities degree, currently, Shanny is aiming for a Masters in Art History. When Shanny is not too busy studying, she writes plays with the goal of seeing one performed on stage. With a passion for travel, Shanny has been known to take a year off to travel round the world.

Latest From Shanny Basar

Maria Lozovik: Investing in the climate change supercycle

Maria Lozovik, Co-Founder and Portfolio Manager at Marsham Investment Management talks to Shanny Basar about climate change establishing itself as the next super cycle, problems with ESG data, not buying green bonds and using artificial intelligen...

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Instinet launches digital private investment platform

Instinet Incorporated (“Instinet”) announced the European launch of Instinet DealMatch, a new digital investment platform that connects institutional investors to private investment deals that are aligned to their objectives. Nomura serves as th...

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Dancing towards the convergence of traditional and digital asset finance

Sophia Shluger, Managing Director for Europe at Amber Group, has plotted an unusual path from being a ballerina to specialising in digital assets. She talks to Shanny Basar about the firm’s belief that digital assets will be the most important cat...

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Unblocking the carbon credits bottleneck

Claire Dorrian, head of sustainable finance, capital markets at London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG), talks to Shanny Basar about its plans to launch listings of carbon funds and the increasing prominence of sustainability. On 11 May this year th...

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SDGs – Commercial banks and the capital markets industry have along way to go

According to data from ISS ESG, most of the commercial bank and capital markets industry are contributing poorly to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The responsible investment arm of Institutional Shareholder Services (IS...

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Social investments set to increase for asset owners

Nearly half, 49%, of asset owners currently invest in social investments or plan to do so in the next two years according to ‘Think EQuilibrium - Climate of change: 2022 Global institutional investor study', by fund manager nuveen. Nearly two-t...

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Embracing Change in a New World

Neha Mehta talks to Shanny Basar about setting strategy in the new combined IHS Markit and S&P Global group, encouraging women and changing perceptions of disabilities at work. Neha Mehta, who works at data and analytics provider IHS Markit...

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‘Huge’ Potential for ESG Futures

Caterina Caramaschi, global head of equity derivatives at ICE, said environmental, social and governance futures have huge growth potential as the global notional open interest is only approximately $7bn. Caramaschi told Markets Media the ope...

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