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Socially Responsible Investing: An Overcrowded Trade [Part Two]

This is part II of the series on socially responsible investing.

See Part I here.
Socially responsible investing: Underperforming
Other studies have shown that socially responsible investments consistently underperform local benchmarks. A study entitled The Price of Ethics: Evidence from Socially Responsible Mutual Funds, by Renneboog, Luc and ter Horst, Jenke and Zhang, Chendi, published May 2007 showed that socially responsible investment funds in many European and Asia-Pacific countries strongly underperform domestic exclusively for paying members. Access all of our content on including years of timeless investment news and in depth analysis for only a few dollars a month by signing up here while also supporting quality content and journalism, or learn more about our premium content here

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