Performance and Risk

Currency: Volatile, Unpredictable, and a Growing Concern
If fund managers choose to hedge, they have a number of tools at their disposal.
Dean Mcintyre
on Jan 19, 2017
The Transparency Ultimatum
Steve Young, guest blogger and UK managing partner at investment management consultancy Citisoft, reflects on a recent...
Steve Young
on Jan 12, 2017
Equity Attribution and the Delicate Art of Interaction
Productive and meaningful interaction between the fund manager and performance team is not just important, it’s an art.
Alison J. Stewart, CFA
on Dec 15, 2016
Stress Testing a Winning “No” on Italy’s Reform Vote
A “No” vote will likely create a strain on some of Europe’s currently weakest economies and panic selling on equity markets in...
Nikita Pillai
on Dec 1, 2016
Pairs Trading: Using Structured News to Reduce Divergence Risk
Pairs trading has become one of the most popular statistical arbitrage strategies. Can news data help improve its performance?
Peter Hafez
on Nov 29, 2016
Manager Performance: Good Behavior or Good Luck?
Behavioral influences in fund management cannot be ignored, but how do we measure them?
Dean Mcintyre
on Nov 22, 2016
Supply Chain, Competitive Landscape Fuel High Capacity Strategies
Strategies involving small cap companies can appear profitable at first, but their performance can deteriorate fast as assets...
Peter Hafez
on Oct 18, 2016
Choosing a Benchmark Data Provider [Infographic]
With fixed income and multi-asset class markets undergoing dramatic industry shifts, you may be considering new benchmark data...
FactSet Insight
on Sep 29, 2016
Understanding ESG Exposures in an Attribution Framework
With the increased flow of funds into socially responsible investing, investors need better ways to understand and interpret...
Ashley Fritz
on Aug 25, 2016
Active Management and Understanding Analyst Forecasts
We outline the process of quantifying skill using a robust research solution.
William Fickling
on Aug 17, 2016
A Positive Look at a Potential Next Exit
Given the investment world's post-Brexit reality, is it possible to profit from another EU departure?
Matthew Van Der Weide
on Aug 3, 2016
Diversifying for Brexit
Could a fixed income diversification strategy work for Brexit?
Alyx Flournoy
on Jun 22, 2016

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