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Tjibbe Hoekstra

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Tjibbe joined Expert Investor as a senior reporter in March 2014. Before moving to London he worked as a financial news reporter for various news outlets in Amsterdam, including Reuters and ANP, the main news agency in the Netherlands. He also worked for Fondsnieuws, a website and magazine for finance professionals in the Netherlands. Tjibbe holds a MSc in Public Administration and a post-graduate diploma in Journalism.

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US equities advance makes European investors run

US equities advance makes European investors run...

The US equities rally has been given a fresh boost this year by continuing earnings upgrades and a weakening dollar, but Europe’s investors are not buying it.

Published : 8, Aug 2017
PA ANALYSIS: Why professional investors buy multi-asset funds

PA ANALYSIS: Why professional investors buy multi-asset...

Multi-asset funds have been an investor favourite for years, but why would a professional investor invest in these one-stop shop funds?

Published : 7, Aug 2017
EM mania spreads to frontier markets

EM mania spreads to frontier markets

Frontier market equities saw the largest net inflows for a very long time in June, suggesting the interest in developing economies’ stock markets is broadening.

Published : 3, Aug 2017
The secret to US equity outperformance

The secret to US equity outperformance

Most active US equity funds struggle to ever outperform their benchmark, but this year the secret to outperformance has been surprisingly straightforward.

Published : 2, Aug 2017
PA ANALYSIS: Sailing the macro winds in Japanese equities

PA ANALYSIS: Sailing the macro winds in Japanese...

Net inflows into Japanese equity funds by European investors have picked up recently, as the current macro environment looks conducive to Japanese equities. Asset managers are also jumping on board with the asset class, but why?

Published : 31, Jul 2017
Growth funds dominate top-performing European equity league

Growth funds dominate top-performing European...

With the summer holiday fast approaching, it’s a good time to reflect. We look at which European equity funds have done best so far this year and why.

Published : 20, Jul 2017

Is 2017 really the year of the active manager?...

Within the fund industry, 2017 has been widely heralded as ‘a year for active managers’. This has been underpinned by a strong belief markets would once again focus on fundamentals, after a number of years when central bank policy and geopolitical concerns were driving asset prices. Portfolio Adviser looks at the performance of active managers across asset classes to see whether they have lived up to the promise.

Published : 18, Jul 2017
PA ANALYSIS: Are performance fees a fair deal?

PA ANALYSIS: Are performance fees a fair deal?...

Performance fees are often seen as a necessary evil. But the unambitious hurdle rates most funds employ mean fund managers also get rewarded for underwhelming performance. Is that fair?

Published : 13, Jul 2017
PA ANALYSIS: How should investors respond to ECB tapering?

PA ANALYSIS: How should investors respond to ECB...

The improving economic outlook in the euro area has prompted the European Central Bank to consider reining in its monetary stimulus. How should investors respond to the prospect of monetary tightening in Europe?

Published : 7, Jul 2017
PA ANALYSIS: Brexit one year on

PA ANALYSIS: Brexit one year on

It has been exactly a year since the UK electorate voted for Brexit and made what one British fund manager recently termed, “a huge strategic error of the like the country hasn’t experienced in maybe a century”.

Published : 23, Jun 2017
PA ANALYSIS: Frontier markets – still an asset class?

PA ANALYSIS: Frontier markets – still an asset...

With a string of countries having been promoted to emerging market status by index provider MSCI in recent years, are frontier markets still a viable asset class?

Published : 20, Jun 2017
ETF assets surpass $4trn milestone

ETF assets surpass $4trn milestone

Record inflows in May powered total assets invested in ETFs across the $4trn mark. And Europe is picking up the pace.

Published : 14, Jun 2017
PA ANALYSIS: Is dollar weakness set to reverse?

PA ANALYSIS: Is dollar weakness set to reverse?...

The dollar weakness we’ve seen this year took most investors by surprise. There are, however, obvious reasons for this, and fundamentals suggest it could reverse.

Published : 6, Jun 2017
PA ANALYSIS: Trump – from asset to liability for US equities?

PA ANALYSIS: Trump – from asset to liability for...

When Donald Trump was first elected US president, investors believed it would power US equities to new highs while emerging market assets were expected to suffer. Four months into his presidency, expectations have changed radically.

Published : 30, May 2017
PA ANALYSIS: Is it time to clear out the clutter of small funds?
PA ANALYSIS: Is it time...

Small and expensive, are funds that have failed to...

PA ANALYSIS: Will Kames survive departure of Milburn and Roberts?
PA ANALYSIS: Will Kames...

Liontrust’s capture of Kames Capital’s prized fixed...

PA ANALYSIS: What’s going on at 'disappointing' Sanditon?
PA ANALYSIS: What’s going...

Sanditon Asset Management’s CEO has leapt to the defence...

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