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December 2013 - January 2014 Vol.18/19 No.12/1

Hearing it for the little guys

Category: Asia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand
By Maya Ando

Changing market dynamics bring renewed attention to small cap stocks

When investors consider a focus shift from small cap to large, or the other way around, it’s a question of how much to hold of one versus the other. Importantly, the target weighting should depend to a significant extent on fund size. Institutional investors like pension funds, insurance companies and similar organisations, tend to favour large-caps because of their expectation of stable earnings stemming from solid core holdings with less exposure to volatility

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