TITLE

[Not so] efficient markets: the case for active managers

AUTHOR(S)
Keay, Andrew
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
inFinance;Aug2009, Vol. 123 Issue 3, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the author's views on the importance of active strategies to attract investor interest in efficient financial markets. He explains that the global financial crisis has highlighted the problems with index funds. The author thinks that active management by anticipating and positioning investment portfolios accordingly may stand a good chance of beating the market.
ACCESSION #
62507732

 

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