Essays about: "Passive Investment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 essays containing the words Passive Investment.

  1. 1. Active fund management or passive index cruising?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Joel Johansson; Gustav Osbeck; [2020-08-07]
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    Abstract : How should an investor pick funds to invest in? What is the best strategy, picking active or passive funds? It’s hard to navigate the fund landscape when there is ambiguous evidence and advice coming from different directions. Do fund managers outperform the market and passive funds? Do they bring something extra of value to the table in regards to their high management fees? The question seems almost age-old at this point, from dart throwing monkeys outperforming high profile fund managers to famous investors proclaiming that active fund management is dead, it’s hard to know what is really true about active versus passive fund management. READ MORE

  2. 2. Market efficiency and index fund flow: An empirical study of the relationship between passive investment and broad-market efficiency

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Erik Larsson; Jacob Wergeland; [2020-07-08]
    Keywords : market efficiency; Hurst exponent; mutual fund flow; passive investments;

    Abstract : MSc in Finance.... READ MORE

  3. 3. Active versus Passive Investment : A China and Hong Kong comparison

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för ekonomistyrning och logistik (ELO); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för ekonomistyrning och logistik (ELO)

    Author : Johanna Karlsson; Didrik Brinkestam Persson; [2020]
    Keywords : Active Investment; CAPM; China; Hong Kong; Index; Passive Investment;

    Abstract : Investors have been debating whether active or passive management is the better strategy for a very long time where the majority conclude passive investment the most beneficial strategy in terms of after cost. Due to limited research in emerging markets, this study examines whether active or passive management is the most remunerative strategy in mainland China and Hong Kong, considering the difference in attributes between the regions. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Study in Solar Housing Technology: The Impact of Trombe Walls in Ladakh

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Sebastian Arora-Jonsson; [2020]
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    Abstract : The aim of this bachelor’s thesis is to examine the effect of installing a Trombe Wall in houses in Ladakh, India, and to evaluate its impacts for energy-saving, improvement in life quality, and its financial viability. Trombe Walls are a passive solar technology that use a dark wall with a glass covering to slowly heat living spaces by storing solar energy. READ MORE

  5. 5. ESG-Based Factor Investing

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Martin Bergström; Jacob Svensson; [2020]
    Keywords : ESG; Smart Beta; Factor Investing; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to examine if there is a cost, in terms of lower risk-adjusted returns, associated with using ESG factors in the portfolio creation process. The ability of using an ESG Smart Beta strategy, to outperform a passive cap-weighted index and a regular Smart Beta strategy in terms of risk-adjusted returns, was examined. READ MORE