Author Archives: Akshit GUPTA

Hedge funds

Hedge funds This article written by Akshit Gupta (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2022) presents the role and functioning of a Hedge fund. Introduction Hedge funds are actively managed alternative investment vehicles that pools in money from several investors … Continue reading

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Portfolio manager – Job description

Portfolio manager – Job description This article written by Akshit Gupta (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2022) presents the job description of a Portfolio manager. Introduction A portfolio manager is an employee responsible for developing, implementing, analyzing, and managing … Continue reading

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Sales analyst – Job description

Sales – Job description This article written by Akshit Gupta (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2022) presents the job description of a Sales analyst. Introduction Sales analysts are sell-side analysts that develop and pitch ideas to sell financial securities … Continue reading

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Short selling

Short Selling This article written by Akshit Gupta (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2022) presents the trading strategy of Short Selling. Introduction Short selling refers to the act of selling a stock without actually owning it. By definition, an … Continue reading

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Share buy-back

Share buyback This article written by Akshit Gupta (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2022) presents an introduction of a Share buyback . Definition Share buyback or share repurchase refers to a financial transaction where a company buys a part … Continue reading

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Asset management firms

Asset management firms This article written by Akshit Gupta (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2022) presents the role and functioning of an Asset management firm. Introduction Asset Management is one of the lucrative fields of the financial industry over … Continue reading

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Growth investment strategy

Growth Investment strategy This article written by Akshit Gupta (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2022) presents the strategy of Growth Investing. Introduction Growth investment strategy is an investment style where investors look for companies, industries, sectors, or markets that … Continue reading

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Risk Manager – Job description

Risk Manager – Job Description This article written by Akshit Gupta (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2022) presents the job description of a Risk Manager . Introduction Ever since the financial crisis of 2008, new rules and regulations have … Continue reading

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Economist – Job description

Economist – Job Description This article written by Akshit Gupta (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2022) presents the job description of an Economist. Introduction Economists are finance professionals who study and examine market activities in different geographical zones, economic … Continue reading

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Eurozone Crisis 2011

Eurozone Crisis 2011 This article written by Akshit Gupta (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2022) presents the real life case of the Eurozone Crisis 2011. Introduction The Eurozone Crisis, also called the European sovereign debt crisis, took place between … Continue reading

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