UK mutual fund performance skill or luck?

Author(s):

Keith Cuthbertson

 et al.
Industry:
Banking

Using a comprehensive data set on (surviving and non-surviving) UK equity mutual funds, we use a crosssection bootstrap methodology to distinguish between 'skill' and 'luck' for individual funds.

Updated: 01/01/2015
Comments: 15
Views: 7,355

Comparing the performance of retail unit trusts and capital guaranteed notes

Author(s):

Andrew Clare

 et al.
Industry:
Banking

In this paper we construct two generic structured products that each have a fixed investment horizon of five years and offer downside protection for the investor.

Updated: 24/10/2011
Comments:
Views: 6,329

Do UK retail investors buy at the top and sell at the bottom?

Author(s):

Andrew Clare

 et al.
Industry:
Banking

In this paper we examine market level data on the net investment into broad categories of UK mutual funds (known as unit trusts) collated by the Investment Management Association (IMA).

Updated: 24/10/2011
Comments:
Views: 26,940

The accounting statements of global financial institutions and the recent crisis

Author(s):

Gilad Livne

 et al.
Topic:
Accounting
Industry:
Banking

The paper looks at major issues associated with accounting policies and standards which affected the banking sector.

Updated: 20/10/2011
Comments:
Views: 5,672

Cass Ethics with professor Steven Haberman: ethics and insurance

Author(s):

Steven Haberman

 et al.

Steven Haberman, Professor of Actuarial Science and Director and Deputy Dean at Cass, discusses the bankruptcy of Equitable Life 10 years on, what has changed in the Insurance business and the challenges still faced by the industry.

Updated: 20/10/2011
Comments:
Views: 8,745

Cass Ethics with Geraint Anderson: author of 'Cityboy'

Author(s):

Edouard Larpin

Industry:
Banking

In the eigth edition of Cass Ethics, Geraint Anderson who spent 12 years as a City boy, tells us about his bestseller and the realities of working as an analyst in the Square Mile.

Updated: 01/01/2015
Comments: 10
Views: 8,913

Exploring alternative strategic management paradigms in high-growth ethnic and non-ethnic family firms

Author(s):

Ajay Bhalla

 et al.
Industry:
Any Industry

The primary research question examined in this paper is whether ethnic and non-ethnic family firms in the United Kingdom differ in their strategy-making.

Updated: 05/10/2012
Comments:
Views: 5,072

Beyond received wisdom: an integrative perspective on organizing professionals

We argue for an integrative perspective on organizing professionals, one which focuses on the dynamic interplay between the professional service firm and the contending, and sometimes conflicting, perspectives presented by the profession, professionals, and their clients.

Updated: 02/11/2011
Comments:
Views: 5,125

Cass Ethics with Simo Dragicevic: online gambling

Author(s):

Edouard Larpin

 et al.

In the fifth edition of Cass Ethics, Simo Dragicevic EMBA student at Cass Business School explains how his for profit start-up Bet Buddy benefits both online gamblers and virtual casinos.

Updated: 27/12/2014
Comments: 28
Views: 9,026