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Paradoxically, Lower Interest Rates Are a Negative for Banks

August 20, 2019

Normally, investors view declining rates as a positive for banks. In today’s low rate environment, a reduction in rates is more...

By Sean Ryan  |  Companies and Markets

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March 19, 2019

Six Takeaways from Key Risk Providers on the Latest Trends and Solutions in Risk Management

We’ve seen disruption in the industry over the past couple of years, particularly around massive consolidation, analytics...

By Alyx Flournoy, CFA  |  Performance and Risk

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February 21, 2019

A Deeper Look at Liability-Driven Investment

As the industry has evolved, specialist groups have emerged across asset managers and consultants, with the goal of actually...

By Pat Reilly  |  Performance and Risk

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January 16, 2019

Turbulence Adjusted Risk: Applications for Asset Allocation and Selection

The fat-tail approach to modeling market risk can greatly improve processes around risk management and portfolio construction.

By Alyx Flournoy, CFA  |  Performance and Risk

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February 22, 2018

The Performance Team Reshaped [Infographic]

Performance measurement is at a critical juncture, how should HOPs face the challenge?

By FactSet Insight  |  Performance and Risk

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January 10, 2018

Key Traits of Successful Portfolio Managers

Desirable attributes included clear investing philosophy and willingness to remain flexible as opportunities arise.

By FactSet Insight  |  Performance and Risk

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January 9, 2018

Dealing with Data Overload in the Performance Workflow

Yet another challenge for the performance team is the management of data, the volume of which has increased dramatically in...

By Dean Mcintyre  |  Performance and Risk

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