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Sustainable finance: Making good business out of doing good


Via Eco-Business : Passion may be what drives the impact investment sector, but asset managers must remain dispassionate to ensure sustainability translate into a return, finance experts said at a recent event in Singapore. Sustainability has a reputation for being a sector populated with compassionate liberals. But bleeding hearts have no …

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Islamic finance aims for easier sukuk investment with proposed new standards


Via Reuters : Two top standard-setting bodies are proposing new guidelines for Islamic bonds that could increase investment in the instruments by making them more transparent and easier to structure. Last week the Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) published draft accounting standards for sukuk that aim to …

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Chicago investment firm wins big bankrolling other people’s lawsuits


Via Chicago Tribune : Chicago investment firm wins big bankrolling other people’s lawsuits When Chicago investment firm Gerchen Keller Capital launched in 2013, it carved out an unusual and controversial niche — bankrolling multimillion-dollar commercial lawsuits in return for a share of any judgment or settlement. It was a gamble that …

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How to capture the benefits of Chinese investment


Via AFR : Chinese investment has increased from virtually zero to becoming Australia’s fifth-largest source of foreign direct investment over the past decade. Chinese investment has grown with the spectacular rise of the Chinese economy, and is just the latest wave of Asian foreign investment to chase commercial opportunities in Australia, …

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Alibaba Finance Affiliate Launches Fund Investment Smartphone App


Via Forbes : Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba’s finance arm today unveiled a smartphone app that lets users buy into hundreds of Chinese funds, as the company continues the push to become the country’s dominant online financial services provider. The wealth-management app, Ant Fortune, offers 900 products from more than 80 Chinese …

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