scotland

Investment Strategy

Martin Currie loses mandates

Martin Currie Investment Management Ltd., which opened an office in Melbourne in 2008, has lost investment mandates from Asset Super, Mercer and TelstraSuper. John Paul, Asset Super’s chief executive, says as of December, 2011, the $1.6 billion superannuation fund not longer uses Edinburgh-based Martin Currie to help manage $63 million of its money. The mandate […]
Hedge Funds

Saving appeals to our better nature

Behavioural finance, the examination of how willpower, concern for other people, limits on calculating ability, and biology influence economic behaviour is now well accepted in institutional investing. But the latest development in behavioural finance – neuroeconomics, which looks at how the study of the brain fits within this – is taking experimental economics to a […]
Hedge Funds

Saving appeals to our better nature

Behavioural finance, the examination of how willpower, concern for other people, limits on calculating ability, and biology influence economic behaviour is now well accepted in institutional investing. But the latest development in behavioural finance – neuroeconomics, which looks at how the study of the brain fits within this – is taking experimental economics to a […]