Essays about: "global funds"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 84 essays containing the words global funds.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Risk Modeling of Sustainable Mutual Funds Using GARCH Time Series

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik; KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Erik Malmgren; Annie Zhang; [2020]
    Keywords : GARCH; ARMA-GARCH; Risk Modeling; Time Series; Volatility; Value at Risk; Sustainable Investments; SRI; ESG; Mutual Funds; Morningstar; GARCH; ARMA-GARCH; Riskmodellering; Tidsserie; Volatilitet; Value at risk; Hållbara investeringar; SRI; ESG; Fonder; Morningstar;

    Abstract : The demand for sustainable investments has seen an increase in recent years. There is considerable literature covering backtesting of the performance and risk of socially responsible investments (SRI) compared to conventional investments. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustainable Investments : Sustainability reporting from the institutionalinvestors point of view

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

    Author : Sofia Blomström; Sofie Bokfors; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainability reporting; non-financial reporting; ESG; institutional investors; financial policy; Hållbarhetsrapportering; icke-finansiell rapportering; ESG; institutionella investerare; finanspolicy;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the type of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) information that institutional investors seek when making and monitoring investment decisions, as well as the possibilities for this information to be presented in sustainability reports. As a basis, twelve semi-structured interviews were conducted with Swedish state institutional fund holders in the category regions and municipalities. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Effect of ESG on a Global Fund Market - Integrating Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) in the investment strategy: A Global Market Research

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Hanna Björkman; Michael Erlandsson; [2019-07-12]
    Keywords : ESG; global funds; environmental responsibility; social responsibility; corporate governance; responsible investments; impact investments; Morningstar;

    Abstract : This paper investigates the different performances of global funds when implementing an ESG-strategy during the period 2013 to 2018. Using the from Morningstar Direct, consisting of return, Morningstar Sustainability Rating, Morningstar Portfolio Sustainability Score, Portfolio Controversy level and Environmental-, Social-, and Governance- Score, we conduct the regression analysis using the Fama French Carhart model. READ MORE

  5. 5. Different perspectives of deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon : An interview study based in Cusco and Pilcopata in the Cusco region

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring; Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring

    Author : Teresa Wåtz; Emma Eriksson; [2019]
    Keywords : Peruvian Amazon; Deforestation; Different perspectives; Cusco; Pilcopata.;

    Abstract : The Amazon rainforest constitutes a quarter of the global biodiversity and is responsible for 15% of the terrestrial photosynthesis. It is important to protect the forest and limit the deforestation to not release more greenhouse gases, which aggravate climate change. READ MORE