Assessing the Coronavirus Impact
The world is facing a potential global pandemic as the coronavirus continues to spread rapidly outside of China. Markets have reacted violently to the news that community transmissions are taking place across Europe and the Middle East. But does history tell us anything about the impact of pandemics on markets? In this editorial, Wouter Klijn, Director of Content at [i3], explores the potential economic impact.
February Didn’t Kill Crisis Alpha
The Crisis Risk Offset approach to constructing portfolios has gained some popularity in the US in recent years, but the surprising performance of trend-following strategies in February this year led some people to question the approach. Kathryn Kaminski, who coined the term crisis alpha, examines the evidence.