Shantala Mukherjee, CFA, CAIA
Finance, Technology, Society

By: sh.mukherjee | February 16, 2018

Category: Uncategorized 


By: sh.mukherjee | July 11, 2017

Check out my blog post for June here: Bank Robberies - Insider Jobs. It's almost time to write up my next blog post!

Category: Contango Pencil 

Tags: Banks, robbery, insider 

By: sh.mukherjee | April 29, 2017

Having been away on holiday in March, and taking a bit of time to recover from it this month, it's been several weeks between blog posts on my financial history blog. But the latest post is up now, inspired by the news about the bombing of the Borussia Dortmund football club's team bus and the astonishing motivation behind it.

By: sh.mukherjee | March 01, 2017

Check out my blog 'Contango Pencil'. In the latest post I discuss an author who isn't so well-known today, but whose mystery stories contain interesting nuggets of information on the financial system of the United Kingdom and the United States of America just after the First World War.

By: sh.mukherjee | July 18, 2016

On the ETF Strategy blog, Alan Miller, founding partner and Chief Investment Officer of SCM Direct does not think very highly of robo-advisers.

SCM Direct: Robo-advisors are ‘financially unviable’

It takes too long to turn a profit, longer than clients are willing to keep their money

There are several regulatory issues relating to reporting of performance, advice given or not given to clients, and fees and charges.

Mercer has released their 2016 European Asset Allocation survey.

Key findings:

  • Lower bond exposures
  • Smaller UK plans are more exposed to Brexit-related volatility
  • Institutional investors still like emerging market
  • Cashflow concerns are increasingly driving the investment approach