In this course, you will learn about latest investment strategies and performance evaluation. You will start by learning portfolio performance measures and discuss best practices in portfolio performance evaluation. You will explore different evaluation techniques such as style analysis and attribution analysis and apply them to evaluate different investment strategies. Special emphasis will be given to recent financial market innovations and current investment trends.
After this course, learners will be able to:
• Describe performance measurement measures
• Evaluate portfolio performance
• Describe and contrast different investment strategies
• Propose investment strategy solutions

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Active vs. passive investing: Risk-adjusted return measures

In this module, we focus on constructing return-to-risk measures in order to compare investments in terms of their desirability. You are going to learn several different ways to calculate risk-adjusted return measures for an actively managed fund and understand how these measures differ from each other.