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OECD investigates
market fragility

In this fourth part of an OECD working paper, researchers look at the potential that portfolio rebalancing by financial investors can contribute to spreading financial turmoil in a major market event such as the global financial crisis or ensuing sovereign debt crisis in Europe. In International Capital Mobility and Financial Fragility – Part 4: Which Structural […]
In Conversation

Tips for looking under a manager’s kimono

Trouble-shooting consultant, Jim Ware, who has worked with the likes of Texas Teachers and Cornell University, gives his tips on selecting managers and as well as how to deal with the “investment” personality type, which makes up only 5 per cent of the population.
News

Manager selection a fortunate choice

Whether it involves skill, good judgment or just plain luck, choosing the right manager is never an exact science but recently published research reveals institutional investors can make better decisions by avoiding conventional wisdom around past performance.
In Conversation

Process over performance

Using performance, even as a filter, to hire or fire funds managers is a dangerous game, according to head of the international division at Enhanced Investment Technologies (INTECH), David Schofield. Choosing any partner, whether personal or business, can be fraught with complexity, and the process of hiring and firing managers does not escape those selection […]
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