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Aug 03

Apples and Oranges of Volatility

My latest IFA educational article can be found here.

Recently I met with a fund manager who was showing me how his direct property fund had lower volatility than the listed property index. Given the infrequency of direct property valuation, volatility measures, like standard deviation, should probably be ignored.

My latest article published in IFA magazine simply shows how volatility can be manipulated and mis-used…just like my friendly direct property fund manager.

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