Essays about: "finance"

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  1. 1. The Adoption of Artificial Intelligence in Swedish Funds

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Stephie Do; Tim Larsson; [2021-02-24]
    Keywords : Artificial intelligence; performance; funds; finance; asset management; portfolio theory; efficient market; behavioral finance.;

    Abstract : Fund managers have historically made use of traditional portfolio strategies such as Markowitz portfolio selection, as part of their decision making. But as the world has started to shift towards a more automated lifestyle, the question arises if fund management will follow. READ MORE

  2. 2. Does reporting on involvement in poverty alleviation affect the cost of equity? - Empirical evidence based on listed companies in Sweden

    University essay from

    Author : Cornelia Lindstad; Isabelle Österberg; [2021-01-28]
    Keywords : Fama-French; Cost of Equity; Poverty; CSR; Swedish Stock Market;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to conclude whether there is a difference in the effect on the cost of equity between companies involved in targeted poverty alleviation and companies that are not involved. Previous research indicates that increased transparency and sustainability reporting have a positive effect on the cost of equity and therefore this study aims to add research in this area. READ MORE

  3. 3. Quantum Portfolio Optimization : a Multi-Level Perspective Study of the Swedish Fund Management Industry

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.); KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.)

    Author : Olle Malmberg; Joakim Wellenstam; [2021]
    Keywords : Quantum computers; portfolio optimization; multi-level perspective; technological transition; finance; socio-technical; Kvantdatorer; portföljoptimering; multi-level perspective; teknisk omvandling; finans; socio-teknisk;

    Abstract : In recent years, quantum computers have achieved new levels of sophistication and are by some estimates only a few years from being used in production. A growing body of literature points toward their potential uses within various industries, with the finance industry identified as exceptionally full of prospective applications. READ MORE

  4. 4. Responsible Investing in Exchange-Traded Funds : An empirical analysis of information obstacles faced by retail investors

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

    Author : Anna Lisa Reich; Christian Sass; [2021]
    Keywords : Responsible investing; retail investor; exchange-traded fund; investment decision; ESG; investment obstacles; Ansvarsfull investering; privatinvesterare; börshandlad fond; investeringsbeslut; ESG; investeringshinder;

    Abstract : In the context of the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement, the European Union has devised a sustainable finance strategy that relies on the engagement of both institutional and private investors in responsible investing to deliver on those goals. Several studies have found high interest in responsible investing among retail investors, but a relatively low engagement therein. READ MORE

  5. 5. Patterns and Determinants of Payout Policy in the 21-st Century : A study of the Nordic Countries.

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

    Author : Tatiana Silva da Costa; Abubacarr Sidy Nyassi; [2021]
    Keywords : Firms’ factors; cash dividends; share repurchases; payout ratio; Dividend Irrelevance Theory; Signaling Theory; Agency Theory; Life-cycle Theory; Substitution and Flexibility Hypotheses;

    Abstract : Payout policies is one of the most discussed topics in corporate finance. Since Miller & Modigliani (1961) dividend irrelevance theory, which was based on perfect markets, many theories have been developed in order to incorporate market imperfections to payout decisions. READ MORE