Murphy graduated from Cardiff University in 1987 with an Honours degree in Physics (BSc). He joined Shearson Lehman in 1988 as a graduate trainee and became a UK equity analyst. He continued his career as an analyst at James Capel in 1990, advising institutional investors, sales teams and traders. In 1993 he joined Framlington where he became responsible for the management of a range of UK equity funds. He left Framlington in 2006 to join Morley Fund Management.
Chris Murphy has 6.5 years experience of managing mutual funds in this sector. Over this period the average monthly return relative to the benchmark index has been +0.12%.
During the worst period of relative performance (from April 2009 - March 2010) there was a decline of 6% relative to the index. The worst absolute loss has been 11%. Statistically, we estimate the probability that this fund manager is adding value, rather than being lucky, is 95%.
|Periods of worst performance
(May 2011 - September 2011)
(April 2009 - March 2010)