The Future of Fund Management
As fund managers face increasing cost pressures from governments, regulators and institutional investors alike, the future of this industry might be in engaging directly with the end investors. OpenInvest founder Andrew Varlamos believes technology will be the ultimate enabler of this vision.
APG Sees More Dispersion of Returns Ahead
The rise of alternative data sets is likely to create a wider dispersion of investors’ returns as the wide range of available data will lead investors to take more varying approaches than they have done so in the past, according to APG Asset Management.
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.