Dubai’s rollercoaster stock market leaves investors feeling queasyLouis Lau, senior analyst at Brandes Investment Partners, comments on the recent volatility in the Dubai equity market.
Charles Brandes slams indexingCharles Brandes and Morningstar’s Rudy Luukko discuss active versus passive investing. Herd mentality hurts economy, veteran value manager says.
How to invest in a sideways marketSideways markets deliver below-average returns, and we probably have a few more years to go, said Kim Shannon, president and chief investment officer of Sionna Investment Managers, at the firm’s 2014 financial market review. However, there is an upside. “Canada has been outperforming the U.S….if history repeats itself, that outperformance should continue,” she added.
Bridgehouse launches new Sionna fund and new class for private clientsThe Sionna Opportunities Fund provides exposure to Sionna’s 20 to 30 top ideas from across Canada and beyond. Bridgehouse Private Client offers an exclusive pricing structure for affluent individuals and households.
Majority of Canadians unclear over feesMatthew Brundage, vice president of marketing at Bridgehouse Asset Managers, discusses CRM2, fee disclosure, and the importance of making sure investors understand the benefit they receive from financial advice.
Our favourite non-core fundsBrandes Investment Partners’ emerging markets committee applies the same deep-value philosophy used across all Brandes equity funds. The strategy focuses on buying stocks at large discounts to estimated intrinsic value to provide a margin of safety, which has helped provide downside protection compared to other emerging market funds.
Our favourite core fundsYou typically don’t see many true-blue value investors focused on Canadian stocks, but manager Kim Shannon is an exception to the rule. Her focus on stocks with defensive traits has led to below-average losses in down markets.
Bridgehouse Doubles Commitment to Scholarship in Third Year of Award-Winning ProgramThe award-winning Bridgehouse Scholarship Program (previously the Brandes Scholarship Program) kicks off its third year, awarding 10 Canadian students who demonstrate insights and investor knowledge with tuition scholarships. This year’s award value has been doubled to $2,000 per student.
IEX Welcomes High-Speed Traders, as Long as They BehaveIEX aims to level the playing field for investors by curbing the pace of buying and selling — eliminating opportunities for the fastest firms to trade in front of slower ones. Only money managers such as Brandes Investment Partners, David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital Inc. and Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital Management LP are owners.