Why do professional investors talk about behavioral finance more than they apply its insights? How do single stocks influence factor returns? The leading Enterprising Investor posts from last month address these questions and more.
What are the building blocks, the practical strategies, with which investment professionals can establish client relationships based on authentic trust? A new Future of Finance study has some answers. Robert Stammers, CFA, explains.
Markets assume a context entirely out of view of their participants, which can have deleterious effects for both suppliers and demanders, Jason Voss, CFA, observes in the latest installment of his Where Markets Fail series.
Has an employer's business practices ever created ethical concerns for you? Has it affected your career? CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief readers weighed in, and Julia VanDeren analyzes the surprising results.
BlackRock has brought to NYSE Arca two exchange-traded funds implementing different factor-based investing strategies. The BlackRock US Equity Factor Rotation ETF uses a factor-rotation model to pick stocks, while iShares Focused Value Factor ETF focuses on value stocks. ETF Trends (21 Mar.)
A Basel Committee on Banking Supervision report estimates the Basel III output floor will result in the single largest Tier 1 capital requirement for 41.4% of European banks. The portion of banks subject to the leverage ratio is expected to decline to 37.9%, while the portion bound by risk-based capital requirements is expected to fall to 20.7%. Risk (subscription required) (21 Mar.)
The UK Financial Conduct Authority says more than 1,000 EU firms and fund managers have signed on to the temporary permissions regime before a deadline Thursday. The FCA plans to issue authorization-application dates soon, with the first expected to run from October to December and the last from January to March 2021. Finance Magnates (21 Mar.)
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