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  1. Responsible investments worth their weight in gold

    Posted Dec 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Oliver Jones

    ... are called socially responsible investment (SRI) funds and put their money where their conscience is. They seek maximum returns while considering social values. They limit their investments ... have exploded in popularity and hold more than US$2.15 trillion in assets, according to the Social Investment Forum's 2003 Report on Socially Responsible Investing Trends in the US. ...

  2. Business - Money - ENTREPRENEURS

    Chat while you trade: Introducing the world's first online social network investing site

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by TIFFANY AP

    ... is well on its way to making the latter true. Named by Amazon last year as one of the top five start-ups in Asia, 8 Securities defines itself as a "social stock-trading service". ... with a social platform. Put most simply, it's Facebook combined with internet trading. People form networks on the 8 Securities platform. They can chat while trading and gather trading ideas from ...

  3. First A-share ETF gets a lukewarm response in HK

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com The first A-share exchange-traded fund attracted only 103.37 million yuan (HK$125.78 million) of trading in its debut on the Hong Kong stock exchange- a disappointing result that brokers blamed on the poorly performing mainlan ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Bad idea to survey mainlanders on why they buy Hong Kong property

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... responsibility than if they lived in southern Chile. In fact we have already gone out of our way needlessly to accommodate them. The misconceived Capital Entrant Migrant Scheme, which has done nothing ...

  5. Business - Money - ENERGY

    Squeezed funds shy away from green investments

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... managers should take the lead in contributing towards socially responsible investment, as they could make investments with long-term objectives. Ewen McDonald, co-chairman of the United ...

  6. A bitter lesson in investor responsibility

    Posted Oct 11th 2008, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... it is heading down an endless highway with many ports of call. There comes a time when investors have to be responsible for their own decisions, which is why caveat emptor or 'let the buyer ... realised and those taking the risk have charged off to the government expecting it to take responsibility for their gamble. Lamentably, the government and Hong Kong politicians have responded ...

  7. Smart money

    Posted Mar 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peter Guy moneypost@scmp.com The best sites for socially responsible investing: www.ussif.org Everyone should be interested in sustainability issues, so why not investigate how you can invest in companies that truly practise it? The US-based Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment is a non-profit organisation. It balances long-term money returns with social ...

  8. 74pc oppose extending the ages for retirement

    Posted Jun 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com A suggestion by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security that retirement ages be extended on the mainland has been opposed by 74 per cent ... was an option worth considering given longer life expectancy and the drain on pension funds. The survey was conducted after the ministry issued a written statement in response to questions from internet ...

  9. Letting foreign investors in is a gradual process

    Posted Apr 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the scheme's inflexibility, small scale and restriction to mainland firms are to blame for a lacklustre response. The announcement of a quota increase is seen as a move towards reviewing and possibly ...

  10. One in five Britons have zero set aside for old age

    Posted Jun 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... they are 100, all pension companies acknowledge that something dramatic has to be done to force people to take responsibility for their own, long, financial future. From the autumn British workers, who ...




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