Essays about: "thesis on mutual funds"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 71 essays containing the words thesis on mutual funds.

  1. 1. Do investors care about ESG when markets turn sour? Evidence from the mutual fund industry during the COVID-19 crisis

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Marlene Rosenberger; Mohammed Albarbari; [2022]
    Keywords : ESG investing; Sustainable investment; Mutual fund flows; Mutual fund returns; COVID-19 crisis;

    Abstract : This thesis empirically examines the effect of the sustainability rating on sustainable fund returns and fund flows to gain a better understanding of the motivation underlying sustainable investing. By conducting panel regression analyses as well as Difference in Difference analyses on a selected sample of EU equity funds, we show that under normal market conditions sustainable funds outperform conventional funds. READ MORE

  2. 2. Light Green is the New Black: The EU SFDR as a Driver for Greenwashing in the Mutual Fund Industry?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Niko Michl; Kolja Schmid; [2022]
    Keywords : ESG label; Greenwashing; SFDR; Mutual funds; Policy intervention;

    Abstract : In March 2021, the European Commission enacted the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), which requires mutual fund managers in the EU to disclose ESG-relevant information and to classify their products either as light green (Art. 8), dark green (Art. 9), or others (Art. 6). READ MORE

  3. 3. Rethinking Partnerships: Exploring the EU’s Development Cooperation in Central America via Critical Discourse Analysis and Expert Interviews

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Europastudier

    Author : Camilla Castelanelli; [2022]
    Keywords : Development; Partnerships; European Union; Central America; Discourse; interviews; civil society; European Studies; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The European Union (EU) is the largest provider of development aid in the world, considering the funds given by its institutions and Member States. Development cooperation has been a central policy theme since the Treaty of Rome in 1957, thus constituting a significant sphere of the EU’s foreign affairs. READ MORE

  4. 4. FEES IN SUSTAINABLE MUTUAL FUNDS : The relationship between the return on sustainable mutual funds and the total expense ratio in the U.S. and Sweden

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Jonas Cheraghi; Adam Sundqvist; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainable mutual funds; Mutual funds; Total expense ratio; Sustainable investing; Effective market hypothesis; Modern portfolio theory; Sharpe ratio; Tracking error; ESG; Management fee; EIKON; Sweden; USA;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the relationship between the total expense ratio and the 5-year performance to last month for sustainable mutual funds registered in Sweden and the United States. The increasing amount of mutual funds and the shift towards sustainability in the society gives cause to study the relationship between the total expense ratio and the performance of sustainable mutual funds rather than conventional mutual funds. READ MORE

  5. 5. Climate Disaster-Triggered Attention Shifts: Evidence from Green Mutual Fund Flows

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Jack Arkesteijn; Simon Wießner; [2022]
    Keywords : Climate disasters; Climate change; Mutual funds; Behavioral finance; LCD;

    Abstract : This thesis empirically investigates the degree to which climate disasters have a behavioral impact on mutual fund flows into green versus non-green funds. Through a twofold analysis that studies both Google search volume-proxied investor attention as well as green and control mutual fund flows, we show that local climate disasters have a positive impact on both investor attention and behavior towards green funds. READ MORE