Robin Powell 18 May 2022

Jack Bogle, the man who revolutionised investing

Jack Bogle is widely known as a pioneer for low-cost index investing in the mid-1970s. But what exactly was his legacy? Forget the folksy grandfather figure Bogle became. A new book suggests his impact on fund management was similar to that of punk rock on the music industry. Here’s ROBIN POWELL.

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Robin Powell
18 May 2022

Jack Bogle, the man who revolutionised investing

Jack Bogle is widely known as a pioneer for low-cost index investing in the mid-1970s. But what exactly was his legacy? Forget the folksy grandfather figure Bogle became. A new book suggests his impact on fund management was similar to that of punk rock on the music industry. Here’s ROBIN POWELL.
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Hana Dickinson
11 May 2022

Introducing Switch Reports

Once you’ve seen a better way of working and you want to make the change - implementing the change can be daunting. Happily, so far as switching clients over to Betafolio is concerned, we’ve got you covered.
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Reva Bala
09 May 2022

Emerging Markets: Evidence for a premium?

When considering global capital markets from an investment perspective, it’s second nature to divide the world into “developed” vs “emerging”. Index providers allocate countries to either classification depending on their stage of economic development and its sustainability.
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Robin Powell
08 May 2022

Narcissism is a dangerous trait in a fund manager

As most readers of this blog will know only too well, only a tiny proportion of active fund managers succeed in beating the market on a cost- and risk-adjusted basis in the long run. Because performance is extremely inconsistent, and luck almost indistinguishable from skill, it’s exceedingly difficult to identify a genuine star performer in advance.
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