- Source: DBS Hong Kong and MSCI, as of 18 December 2023.
- MSCI ESG Fund Ratings aim to measure the resilience of mutual funds and ETFs to long-term risks and opportunities arising from Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) issues. Certain information ©2024 MSCI ESG Research LLC. Reproduced by permission. MSCI classifies AAA and AA-rated securities as ESG leaders. A, BBB and BB-rated securities are average while B and CCC-rated are laggards.
- “SFC-authorised ESG funds” refer to the Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”) list of authorised funds which incorporate environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) factors as their key investment focus and reflect them in their investment objective or strategy pursuant to the SFC’s circular to management companies of SFC-authorised unit trusts and mutual funds – ESG funds dated 29 June 2021. In cases where the subject fund is SFC-authorized, SFC authorisation does not imply official recommendation and is not a recommendation or endorsement of a fund nor does it guarantee the commercial merits of a fund or its performance.
- New “DBS Treasures” customers and Selected Existing DBS Customers can enjoy HK$200 cash reward for every HK$300,000 Aggregate Investment Transaction Amount of eligible ESG Funds (up to HK$3,000). Please click here for relevant terms and conditions.
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