Anthony Serhan

Hedge Funds

High frequency trading is low impact

The harms done by high frequency traders are outweighed by the benefits of historically low trading costs, a CFA Institute study has shown. Dr Svi Rosov, an analyst in the capital markets policy group at the CFA Institute, analysed trading and quote data from 150 large- and small-cap stocks from the US, UK and France […]
Post-Retirement

A global call for more equitable tax breaks in super

A wake-up call for governments worldwide on the need to tackle a looming shortfall in retirement savings has been made by the Global CFA Institute. Using research taken from the Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index, a CFA report entitled An Ideal Retirement System calls for a more sustainable and equitable distribution of tax breaks as […]
Policy and Regulation

Mark Delaney urges fund managers to sign CFA code

AustralianSuper has publicly endorsed the CFA’s Asset Manager Code of Professional Conduct, as part of a bid to get the code more widely adopted by fund managers. The code outlines the ethical and professional responsibilities of firms that manage assets on behalf of clients and is an attempt to get uniformity of basic standards worldwide. […]
Hedge Funds

Is a Hippocratic oath for fund managers required?

Restoring trust in the funds management industry, through improved personal integrity, is mutually beneficial to the end investor and to funds management firms, a panel of industry participants said at a CFA Society lunch yesterday, launching the “Putting the Investor First” week. http://www.cfainstitute.org/learning/future/getinvolved/Pages/community.aspx Investor First Week is part of CFA Institute’s global Future of Finance […]