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Below are our five most recent Knowledge Center materials. To view all materials, as well as filter by the markets we serve and by material type, please visit our Knowledge Center Archive. 

  • Jul
    23
    2014

    The Ongoing Conflict in Eastern Ukraine

    The situation in eastern Ukraine has continued to deteriorate, and resolution remains a long way off. It’s not yet clear if the recent downing of a civilian aircraft will serve to escalate or de-escalate the conflict. Our Funds remain well diversified, and both SEI and its managers are watching developments closely.

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  • Jul
    23
    2014

    Russia - Balancing the Risks against the Realities

    Political upheaval in Ukraine has brought Russia into diplomatic conflict with the U.S. and the European Union. Developments on the ground indicate a very complicated situation that could take a long time to resolve. The situation provides a real-time example of the complex risks global investment managers must evaluate. [... More]

  • Jul
    23
    2014

    Behavioural Finance: An Introduction to Human Error

    Paul Samuelson’s 1941 Ph.D. dissertation on economics, grandly titled The Foundation of Economic Analysis, changed the standard for analysis of economics by incorporating mathematical analysis in economic theory. But, in order for Samuelson’s math to work, he had to make assumptions and generalisations about the way in which people behaved, both in isolation and when part of a social group. 

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  • Jul
    17
    2014

    Video: Q2 2014 Global Economic Market Review

    Kevin Barr, Head of SEI’s Investment Management Unit, gives a quarterly update on the global financial markets and how they impact our strategies. The review touches on the MSCI All Country World index and leading sectors for the quarter. [... More]

  • Jul
    14
    2014

    SEI Sees Value in Emerging Europe

    Emerging market equity valuations have fallen well below those of most developed markets. With a couple of exceptions, emerging Europe is especially attractive compared to other markets and its own history. In response, the SEI Global Unconstrained Alpha Equity Fund (the “Fund”) is allocating to a specialist manager in that region.

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