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Hedge Funds

Crispin mulls ‘semiretirement’

Crispin Murray was mostly in good form at last month’s launch of Standard & Poors’ ‘Active Vs Passive Scorecard’ to the Australian market. The Scorecard showed two-thirds of Australia’s active Australian equities managers had underperformed the S&P/ASX 200 in the five years to June 2009, but the guy who runs the asset class for BT […]
Hedge Funds

Crispin mulls ‘semiretirement’

Crispin Murray was mostly in good form at last month’s launch of Standard & Poors’ ‘Active Vs Passive Scorecard’ to the Australian market. The Scorecard showed two-thirds of Australia’s active Australian equities managers had underperformed the S&P/ASX 200 in the five years to June 2009, but the guy who runs the asset class for BT […]
Investment Strategy

Prime brokers price BT out of Asian quant play

BT Investment Management (BTIM) has shelved plans for an Asian equity quant product because it could not secure prime broking at realistic prices, leading to the departure of an executive who’d been investigating the business, but the manager will hire two people as it commercialises its multi-strategy Total Return Fund.
Hedge Funds

Aussie dollar way too cheap – BT boss

Even a bearish view on the prospects for continued growth in Asia would see fair value for the Australian dollar at US75c or higher, according to Dirk Morris, a currency expert and chief executive of BT Investment Management who was at the Reserve Bank when the Australian dollar floated in 1983.
Investment Strategy

Aussie dollar way too cheap – BT boss

Even a bearish view on the prospects for continued growth in Asia would see fair value for the Australian dollar at US75c or higher, according to Dirk Morris, a currency expert and chief executive of BT Investment Management who was at the Reserve Bank when the Australian dollar floated in 1983.
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