Analysis & Research

Three blunders of factor investing


While factor investing can be a powerful tool, it may not be living up to its promise because of three common blunders, according to a ...

Board governance and the connection to asset allocation


Well-governed boards have greater international diversification and lower cash holdings, according to a working paper by Carolina Salva and Nadège Bregnard from the University of ...

Hiring sub-advisors abroad and international mutual fund performance, research


Does hiring sub-advisors abroad improve international mutual fund performance? Last Thursday night, a paper seeking to answer this question was awarded the CFA Society Toronto and ...

The role of private credit in the economic cycle


With banks pulling back as suppliers of credit in times of economic downturn, investment funds entering the private credit space can help promote economic resilience ...

New paper proposes approach for measuring long-term investor performance


With long-term investors like pension funds continuing to face challenges in measuring performance, a new paper is setting out to develop a better way to ...

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