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The ESG Performance Paradox

Without strong fiduciary standards, ESG may become an excuse for fund managers to underperform and charge higher fees.

Book Review: The Income Factory

The Income Factory shows that double-digit returns are achievable from income and its reinvestment alone.

Republicans or Democrats: Who Is Better for the Economy?

Should we ignore claims that one party or another is better for markets?

Creating Anti-Fragile Portfolios

Is a portfolio long or short volatility? That question is becoming more and more critical.

Premium Valuations of MNC Companies in India: Future Expectations

Are investors correctly pricing expected future growth in the current valuations of MNC companies and their parents?

Gender Lens Equity Funds: The First Major Test

How did gender lends funds perform amid the pandemic and economic downturn of the first quarter?

Stocks Turned Upside Down? The COVID-19 Beta Effect

Since equity markets peaked in February 2020, the underlying foundation of systematic risk has flipped on its head.

Shareholder Activism in Japan

Shareholder activism has been on the rise in Japan. Will that continue in the post–COVID-19 world?

Premium Valuations of MNC Companies in India: A Historical Analysis

Why do Indian multinational (MNC) companies trade at higher multiples than their own parent companies?

Three Reasons to Talk about Managing Capital Gains

Now might be a good time to talk to clients about their capital gains taxes.