Tag Archives: Factors

Smart Beta industry main actors

In this article, Youssef LOURAOUI (ESSEC Business School, Global Bachelor of Business Administration, 2017-2021) presents the main actors of the smart beta industry, which is estimated to represent a cumulative market value of $1.9 trillion as of 2017 and is … Continue reading

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Origin of factor investing

Origin of factor investing In this article, Youssef LOURAOUI (ESSEC Business School, Global Bachelor of Business Administration, 2017-2021) presents the origin of factor investing. A factor is defined as a persistent driver that helps explain assets’ long-term risk and return … Continue reading

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Growth Factor

In this article, Youssef LOURAOUI (ESSEC Business School, Global Bachelor of Business Administration, 2017-2021) presents the growth factor, which is based on a risk factor that aims to get exposure to firms with high growth potential based on a variety … Continue reading

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Quality Factor

In this article, Youssef LOURAOUI (ESSEC Business School, Global Bachelor of Business Administration, 2017-2021) presents the quality factor, which is based on a risk factor that aims to get exposure to businesses with long-term business plans and competitive advantages. This … Continue reading

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Size Factor

In this article, Youssef LOURAOUI (ESSEC Business School, Global Bachelor of Business Administration, 2017-2021) presents the size factor, which is based on a risk factor that aims to capture the documented outperformance of small-cap firms compared to larger enterprises. This … Continue reading

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Momentum Factor

Momentum Factor In this article, Youssef LOURAOUI (ESSEC Business School, Global Bachelor of Business Administration, 2017-2021) presents the momentum factor, which is based on a risk factor that aims to get exposure to stocks that have a winning tendency in … Continue reading

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Is smart beta really smart?

Is smart beta really smart? In this article, Youssef Louraoui (ESSEC Business School, Global Bachelor of Business Administration, 2017-2021) presents the concept of smart beta used in the asset management industry. Mutual funds and Exchange traded funds (ETF) based on … Continue reading

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ETFs in a changing asset management industry

ETFs in a changing asset management industry In this article, Youssef Louraoui (ESSEC Business School, Global Bachelor of Business Administration, 2016-2020) talks about his research conducted in the field of investing. As a way of introduction, ETFs have been captivating … Continue reading

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