Essays about: "Equity funds"

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  1. 1. Facilitating Sustainable Investments - How the EU Taxonomy is expected to change the principal-agent relationship between fund managers and retail customers

    University essay from

    Author : Pontus Elmrin; Astrid Johansson; [2020-07-02]
    Keywords : Fund manager; Retail customer; Environmental Sustainability; Sustainability Investments; EU Taxonomy; Capital reallocation; Sustainable Development Goals Agenda; Principal-agent; Greenwashing;

    Abstract : There is currently an information asymmetry on the financial market, which has implications for the practice of greenwashing, hindering the capital allocation towards the Sustainable Development Goals. To fill this information gap, the EU Commission initiated the development of an EU Taxonomy - a standardized classification system to facilitate sustainable investments. READ MORE

  2. 2. Are Women the Real Alpha Males? Gender differences through the lense of performance and risk in the Swedish mutual fund industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Albin Helgesson; Clara Lindblad; [2020-07-01]
    Keywords : Mutual Funds; Gender Differences; Risk Behavior; Performance;

    Abstract : MSc in Accounting and Financial Management.... READ MORE

  3. 3. The difference in risk adjusted performance between socially responsible and conventional equity mutual funds - Evidence from Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Sebastian Alm; Otilia Esping; [2020-07-01]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to study the difference in risk-adjusted performance between socially responsible (SR) and conventional equity mutual funds from a Swedish perspective. The study uses mutual fund data from the time-period January 2010 to January 2020. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Comparative Study on Green Mutual Equity Fund’s Financial Performance : International vs Domestic Fund Composition

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Janusa Aiyadurai; Mathias Brenckert; [2020]
    Keywords : Risk-adjusted rate of return; mutual fund; performance; green investing; international diversification; Modern Portfolio Theory; Stewardship Theory; Home Bias Theory; Behavioral Finance; Sharpe Index; Jensen Index; Treynor Index;

    Abstract : In this thesis the relationship between regional composition and risk-adjusted performance is evaluated concerning Swedish issued green mutual equity funds. By using three different indices; Sharpe, Jensen and Treynor, a relationship has been able to establish. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mutual Fund Performance : An analysis of determinants of risk-adjusted performance for mutual equity funds available for Swedish investors

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Sandra Carlsson; Erica Eikner; [2020]
    Keywords : Mutual equity funds; risk-adjusted performance; Total Expense Ratio; fund characteristics; Swedish investors; Efficient Market Hypothesis; Carhart four factor model; Sweden;

    Abstract : The mutual fund industry in Sweden has grown rapidly over the past years. Research has been made on the topic for over 50 years, however there are still uncertainties about the determinants of fund performance. READ MORE