Other things you might ask

Yes, but you will need clearance if you decide to sell them.

Anyone in your family who lives with you counts as a connected person, which means they are subject to the same restrictions as you. You must obtain clearance for them from Company Secretariat and they aren’t allowed to buy or sell during a close period. It is your responsibility to ensure that your family members comply with the rules. You can read the full legal definition of a connected person in the knowledge base.

Yes, as long as you’re not selecting which shares are purchased. So if there’s a fund manager making the investment decisions it’s fine.

The calendar on this site shows all the upcoming close periods, so you can use that information to plan when you can sell your shares.