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

August 2014
 

European and Japanese multinational companies should benefit at the expense of their US counterparts should the US dollar index continue to strengthen—and we think it may.

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Current Thinking

International Equity

August 2014
 

Much of Europe remains mired in economic muck as evidenced by contracted economic growth, expanded sovereign debt-to-GDP levels, and political disagreement regarding direction of economic policy within the euro zone.

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Current Thinking

Emerging Markets

August 2014
 

South Africa continues to be a target-rich environment for identifying businesses that meet our investment criteria.

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Current Thinking

International Small Companies

August 2014
 

We believe Dutch global engineering and consultancy firm Arcadis’s acquisition of UK-based peer, Hyder, has the potential to enhance Arcadis’s design and engineering services across all of its business lines.

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Current Thinking

Frontier Emerging Markets

August 2014
 

In August, we observed a contrast between the performance of the frontier and emerging market components of the MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Index.

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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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