Sat, Jul 4, 2015
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
A SQUARE

LGT Equity Funds Global Sector Trends

Tuesday, February 13, 2007
A fund that uses a behavioural finance approach in portfolio allocation.

A SQUARE :: 13Feb07 LGT Equity Funds Global Sector Trends
Category Behavioural Finance
Faculty Hanspeter Oehri
Expertise Behavioural Finance
Author Sona Blessing
Faculty Name
Focus: Using a well rounded, disciplined approach that relies on observed market price information and systematic data analysis, trends in countries, sectors, industries and equities are identified. Economic sustainability of these trends is assessed and contributes to the investment process. Behavioural finance is applied to analyse various causes for the occurrence of these trends and considers issues such as - systematic cognition problems (patterns are transferred without empirical evidence), the incorrect or slow classification of new information (clinging onto old evidence or slow adjustment to new evidence), social contagion (subjective knowledge gaps, time pressure and the pressure to succeed generate uncertainty which is overcome by observing and imitating others). This collective process leads to stock picking and guides portfolio management.The fund seeks to beat its benchmark – the MSCI World –index – and to simultaneously maintain a tracking error of between 5-8% a year.
Download this research The many benefits of an A SQUARE subscription Recommend to a friend

<< A SQUARE archive sorted by date    << A SQUARE archive sorted by category

 Article link
More research related to Behavioural Finance

[11Dec08] [Behavioural Finance] A behavioural finance fund
Statistical analysis is used to determine whether recent price action is consistent with investor or speculative market participants

Download

[05Jun08] [Behavioural Finance] Neural Network Investing
Can human beings ever trade like systematic, emotion-free, systems?

Download

[03Oct07] [Behavioural Finance] Exploring the cultural impact on investing ... expertise with Mei Wang
An interesting reflection of this behaviour can be observed in choosing health insurances. Together with Paul Fishbeck (Carnegie Mellon University), I found that framing has a bearing and influences health insurance decisions of Chinese subjects, but not

Download

[26Sep07] [Behavioural Finance] JP Morgan Undiscovered Managers Behavioral Growth Fund (Institutional Class)
Exploiting the mental mistakes investors make - (that may cause the market to underreact to new, positive information concerning a company)

Download

[10May07] [Behavioural Finance] Osiris Equities EMU Behavioural Value
The fund is unique because it has managed to apply and convert behavioural finance concepts into behavioural investing

Download

[27Mar07] [Behavioural Finance] Expertise on investing in "falling knives"
Björn Englund shares his experiences on catching “ falling knives” (investing in out of favour S&P stocks) using behavioural finance insights

Download
Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Opalesque Exclusive: New systematic strategy managed alongside research firm outperforms S&P500[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: An emerging CTA manager explains how he runs his strategy, which is based on an index produced by a research firm. Peter Turk is head of

  2. Opalesque Exclusive: New systematic strategy embraces machine learning[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: The founder of a New York-based systematic trading firm, which offers a hybrid between alpha strategies and alternative feta at lower fees, describes his approa

  3. Larry Robbins' hedge fund Glenview buys 1m Tenet Healthcare shares[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Glenview Capital Management said it bought an additional 979,482 shares at Tenet Healthcare Corp valued at $53.80 million, raising its stakes in the healthcare services company to 15.16%, reported

  4. Legal - Grayson’s hedge funds under scrutiny for possible ethics violations, Court rejects hedge fund’s motion to block merger of Samsung affiliates[more]

    Grayson’s hedge funds under scrutiny for possible ethics violations From Freebeacon.com: Rep. Alan Grayson is finding himself in hot water over managing hedge funds that bear his name, actions that are in possible violation of House ethics rules. Sitting members of Congress are prohibite

  5. Hedge funds decline in June as stocks tumble on Greek woes[more]

    From Bloomberg.com: Hedge funds posted losses across strategies last month as uncertainty over whether Greece will remain in the euro sent global stock markets tumbling. Winton Capital Management declined about 3.1 percent in June in its $12.1 billion Winton Futures Fund, leaving it down 1.9 percent

banner