Panel session: Portfolio revolution – Making the most of alpha and beta
Mon Oct 3, 2011
Forget about chasing alpha and concentrate on portfolio strength
The alpha and beta debate can rage on for days in the hedge
fund world, largely because investors argue they do not want to
pay hedge fund fees for beta and alpha-miners argue that the
cost of finding exotic betas should not be underestimated. What
was clear in the debate among four seasoned investment
professionals is that the definition of alpha and beta differes
from investor to investor.
|George Main, Ian Morley, moderator Niki
Natarajan, Jeff Holland and Luke Ellis
While the session looked into how to understand where the
alpha comes from and how...
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