Ken Fisher’s Updated Portfolio: Reduces Heavily in Financial, Energy …

Ken Fisher’s Updated Portfolio: Reduces Heavily in Financial, Energy …
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As the chairman and CEO of Fisher Investments, as well as Forbes Magazine’s long-time Portfolio Strategy columnist, Ken Fisher ‘s judgment in investing is associated with flexibility in strategy, unique ways to analyze information and the adventurous act of seeking facts not widely known by other investors.

Recently, he reported updates to his investment portfolio for the third quarter. In the three months, Fisher had more than 260 transactions, more than 90 of them reductions, densely selling in the financial, energy, industrial and technology sectors.

His highest reduction amounts belonged to the financial sector, where the following companies experienced the top percentages: Barclays Plc ( BCS ) at 99.5 percent, Blackrock Inc. ( BLK ) at 99.6 percent, Goldman Sachs Group (

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(JCN) – Tariq Al-Rifai, Director, Index Investment Strategy, S&P Dow Jones Indices, a speaker at the marcus evans Middle East Investments Summit 2012, talks about the opportunities in the Takaful and Sukuk areas and the growing returns these assets can offer.

There has been an increasing interest from the Middle East for Sukuk and Takaful with an increasing number of financial products in both areas, says Tariq Al-Rifai, Director, Index Investment Strategy, S&P Dow Jones Indices.

Tariq Al-Rifai will be speaking at the upcoming marcus evans Middle East Investments Summit 2012 in Dubai, UAE, 4 – 5 November.

– How can Middle East investors overcome current challenges?

Trading volumes of Middle Eastern stock markets have doubled up in many cases over the past year. While investors have regained confidence and started to re-enter the market, they are mostly investing locally as well as in places such as South Asia and North Africa, rather than in developed markets. For instance, countries such as China, Malaysia and Singapore hold good potential for Middle Eastern investors.

– What opportunities do you foresee in the Islamic finance space? How can Middle East investors take advantage of these?

The market for Sukuk has been growing and is expected to continue to do so, but the market for Takaful holds even greater possib…………… continues on ITNews

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