Sustainability zeroes in on your top concerns

Sustainable Investing (“SI”) is the practice of including environmental, social and governance factors in investment decisions. It aims to combine lower risk holdings with improved portfolio returns, and to reflect sustainability in its investment strategy. At the same time, it uses traditional financial analysis and… Read More

Africa’s big potential comes with risks

The world’s second largest continent, Africa, has equally big potential. Where several of its national economies remain focused on growth, other African countries continue to grapple with weak corporate governance structures, poverty and military conflicts. Those factors have helped to hold back economic development. However,… Read More

Cut emerging-market risk with ETFs

Many investors resist holding emerging-market stocks. They are concerned about weaker levels of regulatory oversight, weak corporate governance, market volatility, and political and currency risks.

However, emerging-market economies continue to expand faster than those of the developed world. That provides increased opportunities for profits.

Higher growth rates… Read More