Two finance professors at the London School of Economics have introduced a new way to measure the amount of risk arbitrage in markets. Their novel measure, dubbed “comomentum”, exploits time variation in how momentum stocks excessively “comove” together to reveal how crowded the classic price momentum trading strategy is at any point in time. They […]
The ultimate combination of value and momentum strategies depends on the investors’ time horizon, with a new institutional theory rationally explaining these anomalies by investor flows. Dimitri Vayanos, professor of finance at the London School of Economics explains why this theory can add to the practical debate of what is the best asset mix for […]
Investors were challenged to think differently about their portfolios by the latest academic thinking from the London School of Economics at a one-day investment roundtable in London last week. Chief investment officers from UK and European public and corporate pension funds convened at the London School of Economics for a highly interactive one-day investment […]
Investors were challenged to think differently about their portfolios by the latest academic thinking from Stanford University at a one-day investment roundtable in California last week. Chief investment officers from US public and corporate pension funds, endowments and foundations convened at Menlo Park, the home of Stanford University, for a one-day investment think-tank. Three finance […]
New research finds institutional investors favour investing in private equity general partners that are located in the same state as their organisation. This is intuitive as local knowledge and contacts attract investments. However research from Stanford University finds this bias is coming at a large cost – about $1.2 billion a year – particularly for […]
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