Privately held infrastructure firms exchibit lower revenue volatility, higher payouts and less correlation to the business cycle, according to the findings of research by Edhec Instrastructure Institute-Singapore (EDHECinfra). The conclusion comes after testing related infrastructure firms’ business models, and their equity payout behaviour, based on the collection of data going back 15 years, including cashflows […]
There is room for growth in the use of the ETF products by European asset managers in the near future. That is the main conclusion of an annual survey on European ETF conducted by the Nice-based Edhec-Risk institute between October and November 2014. The results of the 2014 survey have been presented by Felix Goltz, head of […]
Sanjay Sharma, chief risk officer of Global Arbitrage and Trading at RBC Capital Markets, has outlined some of the key points he seeks to instill in students of finance.
Adjusting asset allocation to control short term risk need not impact on long term investment performance, according to latest research published by EDHEC Business School’s research facility EDHEC-Risk Institute.
UCITS hedge funds are more volatile and underperform their non-UCITS hedge fund rivals, a new study on 24,000 unique hedge funds published the EDHEC-Risk Institute has found.
ETFs remain the favourite choice of investors for passive investment, in spite of the controversies surrounding the use of ETFs in 2011, according to the results of the 2012 EDHEC European ETF Survey published today.
European ETF investors are generally satisfied with the guidelines put forward by ESMA for investor protection, according to the latest EDHEC European ETF Survey 2012.
The EDHEC-Risk Institute has warned that aspects of traditional smart beta equity indices are inadequate and proposes a new approach which enables better measurement and control of the risks.
A survey by researchers at the EDHEC-Risk Institute has indicated that a significant majority of those polled feel that available corporate bond indices do not meet investor needs.
France’s highly-regarded EDHEC-Risk Institute has again warned the European Commission, in an open letter to President Jose Manuel Barroso, against introducing the proposed Tobin or Financial Transactions Tax (FTT) across the eurozone.
EDHEC-Risk Institute, together with Caceis Investor Services, has put forward a series of proposals to limit risks that it says undermined the Ucits label during the 2007-8 financial crisis.
While public and private pension systems in the EU are under pressure, it is fundamental to evaluate the increasing funding needs, and decreasing funding basis of public pensions, a study by the EDHEC-Risk Institute warns.