Extreme divergences between platforms and investor profiles in terms of asset allocation and expected returns reveal significant deficiencies in the suitability of the algorithms’ investment recommendations. From virtual meetings and parties to shopping and dating online, people have en masse moved countless aspects of their lives into the virtual sphere
BETTER FINANCE is pleased to announce the affiliation of two new associate member organisations. The Finnish Foundation for Share Promotion (Pörssisäätiö), based in Helsinki, and Financial Inclusion Europe (FiInE), based in Brussels, are the latest organisations to join BETTER FINANCE’s ranks, bringing the total number of member organisations to 39,
For the ninth year in a row, BETTER FINANCE embarked on the herculean task of gathering all the data on long-term and pension savings in 17 EU Member States and published its annual report on the real net returns of long-term and retirement savings. Unfortunately, the “Real Return of Long-Term
On 29 September the BETTER FINANCE Scientific Council convened to discuss next year’s research programme and elect a chairperson. The extensive research work carried out by the BETTER FINANCE Team over the last year was also praised by the Council. The Scientific Council consists of highly skilled and experienced independent
BETTER FINANCE, the European Federation of Investors and Financial Services Users, joins its Slovenian Member, the Pan-Slovenian Shareholders’ Association (VZMD), in welcoming the recent ruling by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) that the wipe-out of shares and bonds (the “bail-in”) held by shareholders and junior bondholders of the
A month before the International investor conference and the meeting of the European Federation of Investors and the Financial Services Users (BETTER FINANCE) and the World Federation of Investors (WFI) in Slovenia, the Slovenian Press Agency (STA) published an interview with the VZMD President, mag. Kristjan Verbi?. In it, mag. Verbi? touches
BETTER FINANCE, Investas and F2iC published an Investor Education video last week, in English and in French, about Investing in Funds. We would hereby like to cordially invite you to watch the videos using the links to this end. French version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YQjg-618iU English version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5eRQ_Y9MKY
BETTER FINANCE strongly supports the goals of the new initiative on Sustainable Corporate Governance launched by the European Commission in order to reconcile economic growth, social progress, corporate governance and environmental protection, which is a vital and very urgent necessity. But this has to be based on the right assumptions.