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Discontinuous transformation

Leisurely pace of change not quick enough for many businesses in COVID-19 era. "Discontinuous" transformation rather than a leisurely pace of change will be needed at many businesses in the COVID-19 (coronavirus) era, Dr Kishore Sengupta of Cambridge Judge Business…

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Financial Times: Vix ‘fear gauge’ in recovery from Covid-19 shock

An analysis on the course of Cboe’s volatility index, known as the Vix index, co-authored by Professor Elroy Dimson, Chairman of the Centre for Endowment Asset Management, is quoted in the FT article. The analysis shows “how long the Vix…

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Are cryptocurrencies priced in the cross-section? A portfolio approach

Dr Adelphe Ekponon Most papers, that study determinants of cryptocurrency prices, find no relation to existing market factors. In a work-in-progress, CCFin/CERF Research Associate Adelphe Ekponon and Kassi Assamoi (Liquidity Analyst at MUFG Securities and University of Warwick) examine a…

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Financial Times: Are ESG and sustainability the new alpha mantra?

A research on active governance enhancing returns co-authored by Dr Oğuzhan Karakaş and Professor Elroy Dimson is featured in the article. The study looked at a range of engagement sequences with public companies in the period from 1999 to 2009…

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Bloomberg: Invest in art or stocks? Keynes has an answer (well, sort of)

According to a study at Cambridge Judge Business School, John Maynard Keyes made “extraordinary” returns as a collector of Picasso, Matisse and other modern masters, while highlighting the limitations of art price indexes. The study co-authored by Professor Elroy Dimson…

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Barrons: Ron Baron says stocks will double in ten years. What’s so special about that?

A report co-authored by Professor Elroy Dimson, Chairman of the Centre for Endowment Asset Management (CEAM) at Cambridge Judge Business School, is mentioned in the article. According to Credit Suisse’s Global Investment Returns Yearbook 2018, “US stocks have returned 6.5…

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Financial Times: Long-term investing is simple – no matter what the ‘experts’ say

Study co-authored by Professor Elroy Dimson, Chairman of the Centre for Endowment Asset Management (CEAM) at Cambridge Judge, explores historical financial data, featured in the FT. The academics looked at how stocks performed from 1900 to 2016 and found the…

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The Economist: Why low returns are inevitable

The Global Investment Returns Yearbook for Credit Suisse co-authored by Professor Elroy Dimson, Chairman of the Newton Centre for Endowment Asset Management at Cambridge Judge, is featured in The Economist. The survey analysed data since 1900 and assesses the returns…

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Financial Times: Gold, violins and wine don’t cut it as a rival to stocks

The recently published Global Investment Returns Yearbook produced for Credit Suisse provides information on different stock and bond markets going back to 1900. The report co-authored by Professor Elroy Dimson, Chairman of the Newton Centre for Endowment Asset Management at…

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Professor Walter W. Powell, Stanford University: Don’t have too much faith in single rules and single organisations

At the Centre for Risk Studies' 4th Annual Meeting, leaders and decision makers from business, government, inter-governmental organisations, academia and NGOs explored the links between risk and strategy. Challenging the customary perception that risk is the threat of loss with…

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