1254 briefings from 381 companies
Unconstrained fixed income investments may offer the flexibility needed in today's environment. Actively managed strategies that go beyond traditional benchmarks may provide expanded opportunities & global strategies might be able to spread interest rate & currency risk across multiple countries.
Published:17 December 2014
Times change and market cycles turn, however Steve Davies illustrates the value of a consistent investment approach.
Published:04 December 2014
Ariel Bezalel explores the build-up of risks in the global bond market and how he is responding to these challenges.
Published:01 December 2014
Ben Whitmore examines how reporting on ‘adjusted earnings’ can manipulate and inflate profit, often reflecting the agendas of management rather than underlying company performance.
Published:17 November 2014
In this paper Legg Mason explore unconstrained fixed income investments and how this may offer investors the flexibility needed in today's environment.
Published:10 November 2014
Business Area:Fixed Income
"I’m a big fan of rigorous academic research that crunches through market and company data. Whenever appropriate, I try to integrate new research into my investment process. Research into perceived stock market anomalies is of particular interest."
Published:22 September 2014
When I’m analysing a stock to see if it’s a good shorting candidate, I always examine the stock lending data. I look at the positions of short-sellers and any changes in their views. This helps me to identify catalysts for shorting and warns me of liquidity risk.
Published:12 September 2014
Why do we believe that the opportunities for active investors are stronger than ever? Rather than weaken the case for active management, the growth of passive strategies arguably increases the likelihood of a skilled manager outperforming over the longer term.
Published:08 April 2014
This paper explains active share, and explores why this metric is becoming increasingly recognised as an important means of assessing fund managers.
Published:24 March 2014
Anne Richards, Chief Investment Officer and Head of Aberdeen Solutions, argues that the successful active management depends not on portfolio activity, but on how far one is prepared to ignore the benchmark.
Company:Aberdeen Asset Management
Published:15 August 2013