Articles by: Magnus Kovacec

The Unbearable Lightness of Bubbles

The Unbearable Lightness of Bubbles

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The Swedish House of Finance (SSE) hosted a timely and highly topical seminar entitled Bubbles in Theory and in Markets with Jungsuk Han, Associate Professor of Finance, and Torbjörn Iwarson, Commodity Market Specialist at Skandia Investment Management. Their presentations gave their perspectives of asset price bubbles, in academia on the one hand and the commodity markets on[Read More…]

by 14/02/2018
The Future State of the Investment Profession

The Future State of the Investment Profession

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The President and CEO of the CFA Institute Paul Smith, CFA recently visited the Nordics. Before meeting local CFA charterholders at an evening reception in Stockholm, the local affiliated CFA Society Sweden hosted a luncheon for some of the most prominent senior executives in Swedish investment industry to meet with Smith to discuss the future state of[Read More…]

by 06/02/2018
The Boutique Premium

The Boutique Premium

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – US headquartered Affiliated Managers Group (AMG) recently hosted a presentation for the members of the CFA Society of Sweden at Nobis Hotel, entitled “The Boutique Premium.” There has been a hot debate about the value of active investment management for nearly half a century now, with studies suggesting that the average fund manager fails to beat his[Read More…]

by 14/11/2017