Category Archives: Portfolio Management

Investing in a Market Maelstrom

The 2016 Middle East Investment Conference will convene amid a market maelstrom of volatile oil prices, negative interest rates, geopolitical drama, and national budget revisions. Read More

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Why Demographics Are Core to Understanding Growth and Financial Markets

There is opportunity to exploit a gigantic demographic dividend — but it is accompanied by many avoidable threats and risks. Read More

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Investing in New Realities: Commodities, Disruptive Megatrends, and State Capitalism

Selections from CFA Institute Conference Proceedings for investment professionals ready to re-consider new investing realities by engaging with the latest thinking on global economics, frontier markets, innovative investment techniques and disruptive industry trends. Read More

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GIC’s Russell Read, CFA, on the Alpha and Beta of Commodities Investing

Commodity strategies have a major and multidimensional role to play in a diversified portfolio — especially for investors in the MENA region. Read More

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An Important Report on Middle Eastern High-Net-Worth Individuals

At the Middle East Investment Conference, Khaled Sifri, CEO, Emirates Investment Bank provided unique transparency into Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) high-net-worth individuals. Read More

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Anil Gaba: How to Make Better Investment Decisions under Uncertainty

Anil Gaba, chaired professor of risk management at INSEAD, gives a range of practical pointers to help navigate the difficult process of making decisions under conditions of uncertainty. Read More

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Roundup: CFA Institute Middle East Investment Conference

Social media highlights from the flagship event in the Middle East for CFA Institute, held 25-26 March 2012 in Doha, Qatar. Read More

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Hedge Fund Returns: Revenge of the Clones

Professor Narayan Naik has devoted the last decade to researching factors that can explain hedge fund performance and appears to have devised a clone that can replicate the performance of hedge fund indices. Read More

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Michael O’Sullivan Recommends Safe Havens for Middle East Investments

Michael O’Sullivan of Credit Suisse will discuss the economics of the Arab Spring at the Third Annual Middle East Investment Conference in Doha, Qatar. Read More

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