If investors are rational decision makers, then emotion driven bubbles should not be possible. Yet human weaknesses can limit our ability to think clearly.
There are many different criteria of “ethical” under which to categorise a fund and businesses that involve nuclear energy, animal testing or tobacco are some of the commonly screened-out industries when people are thinking of ethical investment.
The FuturePriority Report - a study conducted by Standard Chartered Bank and Scorpio Partnership which captures the sentiment of over 2,700 Asian affluent individuals across nine markets
Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Tan Sri Bernard Giluk Dompok launched on May 17 an innovative oil palm planting investment scheme, East West One Planter’s Scheme (EWOPS), which opens up opportunities for investors to enjoy a fixed-term interest in an oil palm plantation and to reap the upside potential of palm oil without having to manage the plantation. It is a safe investment programme in Malaysia that provides another alternative investment channel. It is also seen as an attractive diversification of one’s financial portfolio.