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6 Feb 2017 (AFR) -Momentum overpowers value investing in Aussie market: Morgan Stanley quants

[COMMENT: Interesting article comparing differing investing styles and approaches.]

(6 February 2017, AFR, p16, by Jonathan Shapiro)

‘Buying stocks that go up, and selling the ones that go down seems like a simple way to beat the market. It turns out that when it comes to Australia, it’s by far the best.   Morgan Stanley’s team of quants have just published a study of the most effective “factors” in the Australian stock market over 26 years and concluded that “momentum” trumps them all by a long way.

Read more (and see the graph of investign approaches compared) at (might need AFR login access, or try:


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