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July 10, 2017

Contextualising Return of Investment

The word “return” in general terms is a measure of profit generated over a period of time on an invested amount. The concept of return can sometimes be confusing because of the varying measures that can be used to compute return. This article seeks to identify the popular measures of return and how to apply them in evaluating investment performance and in making apple-to-apple comparisons Relative Return: Relative return is an important measure of return because it provides a reasonable basis for measuring/comparing the performance of actively managed funds or investment managers. A question that is often asked is: how does an investor or analyst determine if a Fund Manager is doing a good job or note? A Fund Manger’s performance should be judged relative to peers and the state...

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June 20, 2017

Islamic Finance

Whether you refer to it as ‘Islamic Finance’ or ‘Alternative Finance’, it is the ideology, concept and principles associated with...

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November 21, 2016

Selecting Stocks for Investment

“Buy low, sell high!” This is the simple goal of every rational investor in the stock market irrespective of their...

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November 2, 2016

Tips on how best to invest your money

When it comes to investing in mutual funds, choosing the best allocation strategy is very important. For an average investor,...

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