As the research frontier moves forward, and markets and best practices change, so do our investment strategy. We invite to dialogue and collaboration with academics, peers and practitioners with an aim of improving our investment strategy and results. Under the Norwegian Finance Initiative, we support academic institutions in attracting international researchers to Norway, reward outstanding research contributions, issue grants to students for doctoral studies in financial economics and provide long-term incentives to promote high-quality financial research.
Our analyses are informed by our research and experience as a large, long-term investment manager. The Discussion note series provides a basis for our investment strategy and advice to the fund’s owner. The Asset manager perspective series presents views on topics relevant to the financial sector. The perspectives are intended to provide useful input for all market participants, and are not official views or policies of Norges Bank Investment Management.
The annual Norwegian Financial Research Conference aims to bridge the gap between the challenges faced by investment professionals and academic researchers in the field of financial economics. We invite leading international scholars and practitioners to join us for talks and discussions on relevant financial topics.
The 10th annual conference took place 27 August. It focused on the role of indices in modern asset management. The external speakers was: Professor Anna Pavlova, London Business School. Professor Lasse H. Pedersen, Copenhagen Business School. Robin Wigglesworth, Global finance correspondent, Financial Times. Henry Fernandez, MSCI Chairman and CEO. We also shared some of our insights on this topic.
The management reviews were presented at virtual NBIM Talks. Participants from the fund takes us through the history of the various reviews. The Talks also takes us on virtual travels to get the views of external participants.