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

November 2014
 

We do not attempt to forecast oil or gas prices, nor do we invest in companies whose fortunes solely depend on the price of oil, natural gas, or any other commodity.

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Current Thinking

International Equity

November 2014
 

We approach the Energy sector in the same we approach any other sector; we focus only on those companies that adhere to our key criteria.

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Current Thinking

Emerging Markets

November 2014
 

The majority of Emerging Markets countries, particularly the Index heavyweights, are net oil importers, and therefore benefit from the relatively lower crude prices.

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Current Thinking

Frontier Emerging Markets

November 2014
 

Beyond the oil price issue, the November sell-off in some frontier emerging markets was also influenced by political concerns.

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Current Thinking

International Small Companies

November 2014
 

The portfolio continues to have a large overweight to the European Monetary Union, which is based on our process of bottom-up stock picking rather than a top-down bullish view.

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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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