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The many shapes of Cambridge Judge Business School engagement in challenging times

At Cambridge Judge Business School, we pride ourselves in our commitment to engaging with businesses, policy-makers and civil-society organisations. We believe that knowledge can be a powerful tool to help different players to improve their practices, policies and to develop…

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MarketWatch: Opinion: Bulls just won’t believe what interest rates are saying about U.S. stock and bond returns for the next 5 years

Professor Elroy Dimson, Chairman of the Centre for Endowment Asset Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, was talking about low real investment returns in a recent CFA Institute webinar. This is based on historical data of stock and bond returns…

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Low returns

The next generation will face real investment returns of only two per cent based on historical data, says Professor Elroy Dimson. The "Generation Z" born between the mid-1990s and early 2010s will likely face a future of very low annualised…

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The Economist: What is the link between inflation and equity returns?

A report co-authored by Professor Elroy Dimson, Chairman of the Centre for Endowment Asset Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, is quoted in the article on equity returns. According to the Credit Suisse Global Investment Returns Yearbook “global equities have…

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Stock market volatility

Market volatility to COVID-19 crisis second only to 1987 stock market crash over past 120 years. Stock market volatility during the COVID-19 crisis has been second only to the October 1987 stock market crash over the past 120 years, Professor…

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Financial Times: Vix ‘fear gauge’ in recovery from Covid-19 shock

An analysis on the course of Cboe’s volatility index, known as the Vix index, co-authored by Professor Elroy Dimson, Chairman of the Centre for Endowment Asset Management, is quoted in the FT article. The analysis shows “how long the Vix…

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Forbes: Wider closed-end fund discounts have historically been a good sign, should you bite?

A research co-authored by Professor Elroy Dimson, Chairman of the Centre for Endowment Asset Management at Cambridge Judge, is featured in Forbes article on closed-end funds. The research summarises the findings from some 70 studies of closed-end funds, and present…

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Money Web: Investors, fasten your seatbelts!

Professor Elroy Dimson, Chairman of the Centre for Endowment Asset Management at Cambridge Judge, commented on COVID-19 pandemic in an article on market movements in unprecedented times. Professor Dimson pointed out that Covid-19 is “hardly the first severe pandemic the…

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Wait and see

It will take a while to see how the current stock market downturn rivals historical crashes, says Professor Elroy Dimson in a new podcast. The current slump in world stock markets is substantial, though not as severe as past crashes related to…

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Financial Times: Are ESG and sustainability the new alpha mantra?

A research on active governance enhancing returns co-authored by Dr Oğuzhan Karakaş and Professor Elroy Dimson is featured in the article. The study looked at a range of engagement sequences with public companies in the period from 1999 to 2009…

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