‘Quant View’ Algorithmic Trading Articles & Financial Insight
- Best of the blogs - A quant's approach to getting sentimental about security selection
How can investors harnessing a security selection process integrate qualitative metrics like investor sentiment? By Joe Importico, VP, Analytics Specialist, FactSet.
- Collateral advantage
SUBSCRIBERS ONLYRegulatory changes and shifts in technology requirements have delivered collateral management to the front office.
- Hedging EM? Think Gold.
Attractive returns across emerging markets (EM) for most of the last decade - supported by economic growth -appealed to many investors. While the long-term view on EM is still positive, economic weakness in some EM regions and increased volatility in most EM currencies has increased the importance of sound portfolio risk-management strategies. Our analysis shows that gold can be a cost effective EM-currency hedge, helping investors reduce portfolio losses during periods of heightened risk.