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Can investors rely on the persistence of smart beta factors?

Twenty years of data on behavioural trading anomalies is enough evidence to show that factor or smart beta strategies have a high probability of working, Northern Trust’s head of global equities told delegates at the Fiduciary Investors Symposium. Matt Peron, who looks after active, passive and smart beta portfolios for Northern Trust, was answering what […]

Northern Trust offers operational alpha

Operational alpha is a major means of providing custody service and enabling businesses, said Rohan Singh, managing director of Northern Trust in Australia. Northern Trust’s technological platforms covering unit pricing, accounting and Australian tax, are citied by Singh, as very attractive features to institutional investors. “We provide what some have termed operational alpha,” Singh said. […]