Topic: PRM Exam

Mutual Funds and Exchange Traded Funds

Mutual Funds and Exchange Traded Funds

This video by Arif Irfanullah provides a very clear conceptual understanding of the alternative investments: mutual funds and exchange-traded funds as a part of the CFA Level 1 syllabus. This video talks about: Mutual Funds Types of Mutual Funds Mutual Fund Expenses...

Major Types of Return Measures

For the purpose of portfolio construction, the financial assets are primarily looked at from the perspective of risk and returns. Based on the analysis of risk and returns we analyse thousands of securities and portfolio combinations before making the right selection...

Market Risk Management in Fund Management

Several individuals have a higher appetite for risk and seek higher returns. Typically they entrust their funds with one kind of fund or the other. The funds that have lesser controls and are considered more risky are called hedge funds. These funds contrary to their...
What does the Market Risk Department Do?

What does the Market Risk Department Do?

Market risk is unavoidable but not unmanageable. Market risk tends to occur when an unpredictable turn of events such as fluctuation in exchange rates, fluctuations in the prices of traded assets and commodities lead to a change in the value of financial instruments...
Types of Operational Risk

Types of Operational Risk

The financial institutions encounter a variety of operational risks on a daily basis. It’s important that businesses are able to identify these risks and the losses incurred from them. The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) collected operational risk loss...

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