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  1. Time to restore common sense, realism and ethical standards

    Posted Jul 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... However, an essential part of setting things right is to restore common sense, realism and ethical standards. That entails extra regulation where necessary and, as importantly, ensuring ...

  2. Ethical topics a concern for global chief

    Posted May 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Keitel is conscious of the need not simply to achieve steady returns, but also to promote principles of ethical investing. Just the discretionary assets under his management give the power, if not to swing markets, at least to influence thinking. 'Ethical topics are very important to us, for example, speculative investment in soft commodities like corn and wheat. About three years ago, ...

  3. Setting ethical standards

    Posted Oct 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Eileen Lian

    ... Eileen Lian Ethical standards are becoming just as important to employers in the investment sector as competency in key areas. 'In order to stay competitive, investment professionals have to uphold ethical and professional standards, and provide clients with relevant, professional and credible advice,' says Ashvin Vibhakar, managing director of Asia-Pacific operations ...

  4. Ethical alternative for investors

    Posted Jan 11th 2008, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... as well.' Under sharia law, investment must only be made in ethical industries and exclude tobacco and alcohol industries, gambling and adult entertainment. 'Interest payments are [forbidden] ...

  5. Doctor told to improve his ethics

    Posted Apr 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter A doctor was yesterday ordered to learn more about professional ethics or be barred from practising for three months for issuing fake medical receipts. The Medical Council suspended the sentence for one year on general practitioner Thomas Wu provided he gained 10 points of continuous medical education on professional ethics. This means he has to devote about 10 hours ...

  6. Risk Management

    Posted Apr 01st 2009, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... Amanda Lee The credit crunch has prompted questions about capital risk management, but some market participants believe that imposing more stringent regulations will not help companies to manage the risks that they are exposed to. Listed companies in Hong ...

  7. News - China - FINANCE

    Savers boosting bitcoin demand in China, exchange says

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 05:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Bitcoins, the unofficial online currency units created as an investment instrument independant of banks, are booming on the mainland A co-founder of China’s biggest bitcoin exchange on Friday said there were “boundless opportunities” for the digital currency in the country because of the Chinese saving ethic. “The main reason why bitcoin has ...

  8. A crime in one market is a selling point in another

    Posted Jul 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu Our report last week that bogus accounting firms were operating in the city does not appear to be the end of the story. There are now reports that fraudsters claiming to be representatives of the stock exchange are out and about. The scam was un ...

  9. Loan sharks biting chunks out of firms

    Posted Jul 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com A series of mainland interest rate rises is causing headaches for the private sector, as loan sharks cash in on firms unable to obtain credit from banks. State-owned banks have been ordered by the government to seve ...

  10. I.O.U.- The Debt Threat and Why We Must Defuse It

    Posted May 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Compiled by Tim Cribb I.O.U.- The Debt Threat and Why We Must Defuse It by Noreena Hertz Harper Perennial $128 Third World debt is a big problem, one that is only compounded by the prevailing low-inflation environment. Governments are forced to cut spendi ...




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