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World's top money manager tells CEOs: Profits aren't enough, do good for society

17 January 2018 | by Jena McGregor | The Sydney Morning Herald

More than 1,000 CEOs around the globe received a letter on Tuesday from one of the world's most influential money managers with a pointed message: Simply posting good financial returns is no longer enough. You must have a positive impact on society, too.

In his annual letter to CEOs, Laurence Fink, the chairman and CEO of BlackRock, which manages nearly $US6.3 trillion ($7.9 trillion) in investments, put CEOs on high alert that they would be expected to answer questions about their long-term strategy, what role they play in their communities and whether they are creating a diverse workforce that is being retrained for opportunities in a more automated future.  Read more

Bitcoin plunges after SEC seeks to rein in cryptocurrencies

7 March 2018 | by Aaron Smith | CNN Tech

Cryptocurrencies have been on a wild ride and the Securities and Exchange Commission is trying to rein them in once and for all.

The SEC warned on Wednesday of "potentially unlawful online platforms for trading digital assets." The federal agency said that cryptocurrency traders should only buy and sell them on exchanges registered with the SEC.

"If a platform offers trading of digital assets that are securities and operates as an 'exchange,' as defined by the federal securities laws, then the platform must register with the SEC as a national securities exchange or be exempt from registration," said the SEC. Read more

Stock market fall: How will it affect you?

6 February 2018 | Produced by BBC's UGC and Social News team| BBC News

As European stock markets follow the turbulence in Asia and US trading, the BBC has asked for your questions about what is happening.

Many of the questions the BBC received focused on the possible ramifications for ordinary people.

Others wanted to know if it was likely the instability could bring about a crash.

BBC Business journalist Brian Milligan answers a selection of your questions below. Read more

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