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The evolving position of the Investment Performance Measurement

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By: Bill Humphreys The role and position of Performance Measurement in the Asset Management In many asset management businesses Performance Measurement (and attribution) has been hidden in the middle or back office departments and isolated from the investment process itself. … Continue reading

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Are Emerging Markets Re-emerging?

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Last week was the anniversary of the announcement made by Bernanke which sent shockwaves through financial markets. His statement that the US monetary stimulus could not continue indefinitely was a message no one wanted to hear. (…) Hardest hit were emerging … Continue reading

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Investment Performance Challenges

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Gauging exchange-traded fund managed portfolios Morningstar’s EFT Investment conference saw an interesting panel discussion on the difficulties of gauging the performance of exchange-traded fund managed portfolios. The panel noted investor concerns with regard to these investments which were driven by … Continue reading

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Activist Investor Carl Icahn pushes for Apple buyback

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By FT.com Activist investor Carl Icahn stepped up his campaign for Apple to return cash to investors, saying he had made the case to Tim Cook, the chief executive, for a $150bn buyback. Shares in Apple rose 2.2 per cent to $487.12 on Tuesday, as Mr … Continue reading

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How underperformance affects fund managers behaviour

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  In the article written by  Greg Richmond and Alistair Byrne, CFA within the Investment Risk and Performance series published by CFA Institute, authors are examining the ways in which fund manager behaviour changes after the experience of a period of … Continue reading

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