Personal Finance Newsletter - Volume 2007, Issue 323, 2007
Volume 2007, Issue 323, 2007
Source: Personal Finance Newsletter 2007, pp 2 –3 (2007)More Less
Competition is fierce in the asset management industry, and in this game all you really have is your track record and your reputation. The way to build that is through outperformance, and as a way to ensure this, asset managers are increasingly playing their cards closer to their chests.
Author Tessa KrugerSource: Personal Finance Newsletter 2007, pp 3 –4 (2007)More Less
Source: Personal Finance Newsletter 2007, pp 5 –6 (2007)More Less
Over the last few years, property has seemed like a pretty one way bet. And sometimes that makes it harder for money managers to do better than the average. This was evident in the September quarter, with only one unit trust manager able to beat the market's performance over one year.
Source: Personal Finance Newsletter 2007, pp 7 –8 (2007)More Less
Source: Personal Finance Newsletter 2007, pp 8 –9 (2007)More Less
The property boom of this decade has ensured that we are spoilt for choice when it comes to finding an estate agent to help us sell a property. From the modest mom-and-pop shops to the more glitzy national estate agency networks, most suburbs are teeming with real estate sales' professionals looking for stock to sell.
Author Magnus HeystekSource: Personal Finance Newsletter 2007, pp 10 –11 (2007)More Less
The fund manager Allan Gray finds itself in the proverbial investment "sweet spot" as far as its local operations are concerned.
It has managed to build up a considerable business over the last ten years or so, due to a combination of historical long-term out-performance and some savvy marketing and advertising generally.