Fraser Murray

Hedge Funds

Domestic equity manager constraints to worsen

Investors are going to find it harder and harder to place large sums of money with recommended Australian equity and small cap managers, according to Frontier Advisors. Many of the firm’s favoured managers are closed to new clients due to capacity constraints with their strategies, with some also closed to new cash-flows from existing clients. […]
Roundtables

For how long will Japanese equities boom?

After two decades of disappointment Japanese equities posted an incredible 57 per cent return in 2013. Leading institutional investors met in Melbourne to discuss if there is more growth to come. Investing in Japanese equities comes with the baggage of around 20 years of underperformance relative to other developed nations. The causes have been a) […]
Hedge Funds

Low volatility on the rise

Superannuation funds will make a big shift into low-volatility smart-beta products over the next 12 months, according to Fraser Murray, head of equities at Frontier Advisors. Speaking at a packed Investment Management Consultant Association (IMCA) seminar in Sydney, Murray told how there had been little activity in this space until now, but this was about […]