Jargon Buster


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The value of the shares issued by a company e.g. she owns 40% of that company’s equity.

Ethical Banks
A bank that restricts its investment to ethical investments e.g. they will not invest in fossil fuels, weapons, tobacco etc., and they may typically offer banking facilities to low income customers. Ethical Investment Choosing not to invest in areas such as tobacco, weapons, pornography etc.