Insights

Fundamental. Thinking. Worldwide.

Risk, Return, and the Overthrow of the Capital Asset Pricing Model

Although the prevailing wisdom in the world of academic investment theory has turned about completely over the past quarter century, we continue to stick to investing in high-quality, growing companies identified through fundamental research.

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Current Thinking

Global Equity

Third Quarter 2014
 

We have generally avoided investments in the euro zone Financials sector over the past few years of recovering global stock markets, as we found it hard to articulate a growth argument.

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Current Thinking

International Equity

Third Quarter 2014
 

We maintain that the only reliable defense against adverse political events is geographical diversification, and our investment style leaves us well-defended.

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Current Thinking

Emerging Markets

Third Quarter 2014
 

The heavy state influence in publicly-traded companies in China is the prime reason we have been underweight this large Index country since 2001, but SOE reform could be on the horizon.

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Current Thinking

Frontier Emerging Markets

Third Quarter 2014
 

While valuations in the MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Index have risen, we do not find that all markets in our universe are expensive.

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Current Thinking

International Small Companies

Third Quarter 2014
 

We see opportunities in Emerging Markets and added four positions in China and India this quarter.

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Fundamental. Thinking. Worldwide.

Does Harding Loevner Hedge Currency?

October 2012
 

In this video Portfolio Manager Alec Walsh discusses why Harding Loevner does not hedge currencies in its Portfolios.

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Fundamental. Thinking. Worldwide.

What Opportunities Do You See in Frontier Markets?

July 2013
 

Analyst Babatunde Ojo shares his views on several topics including political environment, macro-economic reform, and outlook for frontier markets.

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