Tag Archives: locally weighted regression

Equity Europe

Equity Europe funds’ performances range from -29.7% to 10.84% over the last 52 weeks (ending September 30, 2011), in EUR terms. On average, the best 5% of the funds outperform the market (pegged to the MSCI Europe Index) by approximately 9.67% and the worst 5% underperform by approximately 11.3%. We last analyzed this asset class […]

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Bond Global

Bond Global funds’ performances range from -8.83% to 42.73% over the last 52 weeks (ending July 29, 2011), in EUR terms. On average, the best 5% of the funds outperform the market (pegged to the Barclays Capital Global Aggregate Bond Total Return Index) by approximately 11.60% and the worst 5% underperform by approximately 3.88%. The […]

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Bond Emerging Markets Global

Emerging Markets Global Bond funds’ performances range from -11.25% to 15% over the last 52 weeks (ending July 1, 2011), in EUR terms. On average, the best 5% of the funds outperform the market (pegged to the JP Morgan EMBI Global Diversified Index) by approximately 15.08% and the worst 5% underperform by approximately 6.26%. The […]

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Style Primer

In the late 1980’s Nobel Laureate William F. Sharpe introduced an analytical process for determining the composition of an investment portfolio solely based on knowing the performance history of the portfolio. The result of the analysis was expressed in terms of an “effective mix” – a combination of market indices whose return most closely approximated […]

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