David Ogilvie

David Ogilvie

David Ogilvie is a risk management consultant and freelance writer with over 14 years of experience working in financial crime compliance, anti-money laundering, due diligence, and investigations throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

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Macroscope | Fund managers had a tough year beating the market. This year is unlikely to be easier

Investors are fleeing active funds and star managers like Britain’s Neil Woodford have fallen from grace. It’s worth nothing that historically, it has always been difficult for a stock-picker to beat the market.

16 Jan 2020 - 1:16AM

Investors are fleeing active funds and star managers like Britain’s Neil Woodford have fallen from grace. It’s worth nothing that historically, it has always been difficult for a stock-picker to beat the market.

Fund managers had a tough year beating the market. This year is unlikely to be easier
Macroscope | A financial recession may be fund managers’ last chance to win back investors from passive index funds

Index funds, with their sterling performances and lower fees, have quietly stolen the thunder from managed funds. The next financial meltdown could, perversely, be a chance for managers to show they are still worth investing in.

14 Nov 2019 - 4:33AM

Index funds, with their sterling performances and lower fees, have quietly stolen the thunder from managed funds. The next financial meltdown could, perversely, be a chance for managers to show they are still worth investing in.

A financial recession may be fund managers’ last chance to win back investors from passive index funds
Macroscope | Time and again, stock markets reward investors unfazed by their wild swings

With uncertainty at a record high amid the ongoing US-China trade war, it’s worth remembering that analyses of market performances consistently show the need to stay invested throughout the highs and lows.

12 Jun 2019 - 10:27PM

With uncertainty at a record high amid the ongoing US-China trade war, it’s worth remembering that analyses of market performances consistently show the need to stay invested throughout the highs and lows.

Time and again, stock markets reward investors unfazed by their wild swings
Can Hong Kong follow Taiwan’s lead on same-sex marriage and live up to its Asia’s World City tag?
How Russian money launderers boosted the clean-up drive in Hong Kong