Building a Better Global Portfolio: Closed-End Funds
Join Morningstar’s Cara Esser as she moderates a panel of international closed-end fund professionals. The panel will discuss the importance of adding global CEFs to a diversified portfolio, where the best international values lie, and how the interconnectedness of the global financial marketplace i
Join Morningstar’s Cara Esser as she moderates a panel of international closed-end fund professionals. The panel will discuss the importance of adding global CEFs to a diversified portfolio, where the best international values lie, and how the interconnectedness of the global financial marketplace is affecting investors.
Cara Esser, Closed-End Fund Analyst, Morningstar
Donald Amstad, Director of Business Development, Aberdeen Asset Management
John Cole Scott, Portfolio Manager, EVP, Closed-End Fund Advisors
Lewis Aaron, Director, Fund Consultants LLC
Join Northern Trust investment experts who will discuss their perspectives on the state of the financial markets, potential timing of a Federal Reserve interest rate move and the implications for institutional investors.
In this webinar you'll hear from:
Carl Tannenbaum - Chief Economist
Jim McDonald - Chief Investment Strategist
Peter Yi, CFA - Director of Short Duration Fixed Income
Chris Doell, CFA - Managing Director, Client Solutions Group will host this webinar and lead the Q&A using viewer submitted questions.
As investor appetite for smart beta and factor investing continues to grow, an increasing number of smart beta strategies are being introduced, but many of these strategies are designed inefficiently, exposing investors to a variety of unintended risks. Join our Global Equity team as they discuss the universe of smart beta strategies and methods of evaluating their effectiveness. Specifically, they will share analysis of how efficiently smart beta strategies capture exposure to compensated risk factors and manage unintended, uncompensated risks using a new metric, the Factor Efficiency Ratio (FER).
Register now to secure your place and learn how to evaluate the efficiency of smart beta strategies.
Mark Gordon-James, Senior Investment Manager on Aberdeen's Emerging Markets Equity Team, speaks about the Emerging Markets Smaller Company Opportunities Fund, Inc., current Fund positioning and market commentary and outlook in the emerging markets smaller company space.
In this webcast update, Adam McCabe covers the Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Fund, Inc. and speaks to the structural factors that have impacted markets. Adam also speaks to recent fund performance, where he and the team are finding fixed income opportunities and provides an outlook on the region.
Fiona Manning speaks about the Latin American region and some of the macroeconomic effects that are impacting markets. She also speaks to the structural factors influencing Latin American companies and why recent market weakness presents Aberdeen with potential investment opportunities.
In this webcast, Aberdeen's Mark Daniels gives an update on the Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund, Inc. Mark covers fund performance, recent portfolio positioning and provides some macro commentary and outlook for Australian equities.
James Thom, member of Aberdeen's Asian Equity team, speaks about some of the macroeconomic issues that India is facing currently and touches on why he finds India attractive from a valuation standpoint.