NOT all funds that track the same index are created equal. For some, inequality is part of the design. Take the S&P 500 and the S&P 500 SPDR ETF.

CONFIDENCE is surging through China's stock market, with traders boosting leverage and pumping in funds in ways not seen in years.

NEWS ANALYSIS

LARGE-SCALE investment and speculative demand have caused the price of gold to surge in the past few months.

THIS TIME IS DIFFERENT

TIME is an investor's best friend. The variable that has the biggest impact on an investor's long-term return is the time invested. The longer the time, the more compounding of returns.

COMMENTARY

THE concept of active stewardship by asset managers has come a long way since it first emerged in the UK in the 1980s. The launch of the Principles for Responsible Investment by the United Nations...

CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

GREEN finance is growing strongly, both globally and in Asia: over US$220 billion in green bonds and loans have already been issued this year, with forecasts at end-December 2020 to be...

CLIMATE change is a long-term structural crisis and is set to drive a "significant reallocation of capital", says Laurence Fink, chairman and chief executive of the world's largest asset manager...

IN our view, stabilising but still subpar global growth will reign in 2020. Our baseline scenario envisions a global economic backdrop only marginally better than in 2019, thus leaving global...

INTERNATIONAL brokers with Japanese clients are no doubt salivating at the slide in currency hedging costs, which increases their incentive to buy overseas. But history suggests it is the yen...

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