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Script of the speech by Hans Hoogervorst: 'Buy-and-hold should not mean buy-and-hope'

 10 April 2013

Hans Hoogervorst, Chairman of the IASB, delivered a speech entitled ‘buy-and-hold should not mean buy-and-hope’ at an event in London jointly hosted by the ICAEW and the Trustees of the IFRS Foundation on 9th April 2013.

In his speech, Mr Hoogervorst  addressed the relationship between long-term investing and financial reporting, noting that even long-term investors require shorter-term, reliable and unbiased performance measures to keep track of their investments and to hold management to account. 

Read the full speech:
Hans Hoogervorst: ‘buy-and-hold should not mean buy-and-hope’

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