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Index Fund Management A Practical Guide to Smart Beta, Factor Investing, and Risk Premia

by Fadi Zaher

Index Fund Management A Practical Guide to Smart Beta, Factor Investing, and Risk Premia Synopsis

This book brings simplicity to passive investing, smart beta, and factor investing, which is the fastest growing type of investment in the asset management industry. The subject has a strong academic foundation but often taught and presented in a quite complex and unorganized way.In recent years, index and factor investing solutions have been bestsellers. But factor investing success is not a foregone conclusion, and there are plenty of quirks and misprints in the literature. Do investors need a novel approach? The book provides answers to some of these questions in an open and objective fashion. Index fund management is increasingly taught in finance courses at universities. For market practitioners including trustees and investors, this book facilitates an increased understanding of how to invest in index and smart beta strategies, how to implement them, and what to be aware of with concrete and practical real-world examples.

Book Information

ISBN: 9783030193997
Publication date: 20th September 2019
Author: Fadi Zaher
Publisher: Springer Nature Switzerland AG
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 248 pages
Categories: Investment & securities, Management & management techniques,

About Fadi Zaher

Fadi Zaher is responsible for LGIM's Index Solutions. His role includes defining and leading LGIM's Index Solutions across ESG, factor based investing and tailored index strategies. Prior to that, he was Head of Fixed Income Strategy and Research at Barclays Wealth and Investment Management, Head of Bonds and Currencies at Kleinwort Benson, and held other senior positions at various financial institutions in the past 12 years. In his earlier career, Fadi worked at the European Central Bank and was previously a researcher and senior lecturer of finance and econometrics in Sweden. Fadi graduated from Lund University and holds a PhD in ...

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