By Dominic Jones on July 13, 2011
A NEW survey of Canadian online investors has found that few rely on formal disclosure documents like annual reports for investment information, even though most describe themselves as long-term investors.
By Dominic Jones on June 14, 2011
A SURVEY of investment industry professionals’ views on Swedish investor relations practices has yielded some surprisingly frank responses, including that they don’t care much about CSR issues and think some IROs are token employees who can do little more than pour coffee.
By Dominic Jones on June 7, 2011
A SURVEY of mostly Canadian investor relations professionals who are using social media for business has found that a strong majority agree that social media impacts stock prices and influences investors’ decisions – but few are acting on that belief.
By Dominic Jones on June 7, 2011
WHILE investor relations departments in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the UK mostly shy away from using social media, there is a growing belief that new media will become increasingly important to their communications with investors in the next 12 months, a new survey has found.
By Dominic Jones on May 5, 2011
AMID the hype that often surrounds the use of social media in investor relations comes a new survey that provides a valuable dose of reality on the adoption of new media by European investment professionals.
By Dominic Jones on March 24, 2011
A NEW survey has found a sharp increase in the proportion of US financial professionals who are using social media for business purposes, with news monitoring and sharing ranking as the most popular activity.
By Dominic Jones on January 13, 2011
DESPITE major advances in web technologies over the past few years, most investor relations websites are little different from what they were a decade ago.
By Dominic Jones on December 14, 2010
AT THE first CA Cheuvreux Investor Relations Summit in London last week, 170 IR officers from around Europe got to hear directly from research heads and fund managers about what they’re looking for from investor relations departments.
By Dominic Jones on October 27, 2010
A GLOBAL survey of senior-level investor relations professionals has found that while most still have no intention of using social media for investor communications, 35% are interested and one in ten is already using services like Twitter for IR communications.
By Dominic Jones on September 22, 2010
EVEN though their companies might be using social media for marketing or public relations, more than 90% of 200 investor relations websites reviewed by IR Web Report in the past month failed to direct investors to these channels.
By Dominic Jones on September 20, 2010
A SURVEY of professional investors in Australia has found that they are almost twice as likely as retail investors to say that social media has influenced their investment decisions, but there is still widespread skepticism of social media’s value.
By Dominic Jones on September 14, 2010
THOSE expensive videos on your company’s website could be viewed 70% longer if people found them worthy enough to share with their friends, a new study suggests.
By Dominic Jones on August 23, 2010
NEWS today from the Australasian Investor Relations Association (AIRA) that only 7% of retail investors say they monitor social media for investing purposes has been wrongly interpreted as a rejection of social media as an information source.