Archive for November 2009
Harvard University Endowment significantly increased its holding of Market Vector Russia, iShare Mexico and iPath India in third quarter of 2009.
Table: Top 10 holdings in Harvard University Endowment’s public portfolio
|Rank||Names||9/30/09 (x1000sh)||6/30/09 (x1000sh)||Change|
|1||iShares E. Mkt||10298||9712||+586|
|4||iShares S. Korea||4127||4349||-222|
|6||iShares S. Africa||1624||1595||+29|
|8||Mkt vector Russia||2596||882||+1714|
|10||Vanguard E. Mkt||1568||1758||-190|
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On his anticipation of the crisis
We were absolutely aware of potential issues. And that was months before Bear Stearns. That said, we weren’t prepared for the magnitude of the crisis, or its duration.