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Singapore stocks slump as Covid restrictions tighten, travel bubble with Hong Kong likely delayed

A woman jogs past a cordoned off Merlion Park on June 12, 2020 in Singapore. Suhaimi Abdullah | Getty Images SINGAPORE — Singapore’s benchmark Straits Times Index closed 2.18% lower on Friday after the government announced further tightening in Covid-19 restrictions and the likelihood that the air travel bubble with Hong Kong may be delayed …

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4 steps to take to achieve socially responsible investment goals, according to a consultant

With sustainable investments becoming an increasing part of the international agenda, pressure is piling on businesses to ensure they have a suitable strategy in place. BlackRock — the world’s largest asset manager and a forerunner in sustainable investments — was last week accused of inconsistency in its ESG agenda. ESG stands for environmental, social and …