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.
Five percent of your Portfolio will kill off the Rest: Sicilia
Globalisation is changing the very fabric of society, challenging cultural norms and testing the boundaries of social cohesion. But when it came to the economy, the increasing rate of technological breakthroughs would be of greater importance than globalisation, Sam Sicilia, Chief Investment Officer at Hostplus, argued at the [i3] Investment Strategy Forum last week. “Technology […]
Australia Needs to Export Tech, Not Talent: Farquhar
If Australia is to maintain its standard of living, it needs to make a greater effort to build a domestic technology industry, rather than allowing its well-educated professionals to be poached by overseas companies. Scott Farquhar, co-founder and co-CEO of Atlassian, told an audience of venture capital and institutional investors in early March that Australian […]
Infrastructure: Opportunities in a crowded market
Cyril Cabanes, Head of Infrastructure investments, Asia-Pacific, CDPQ, shares his views on the Australian and Indian markets, his take on disruption and the Canadian pension fund manager’s new in-house expertise in infrastructure development and operation. With all the debate surrounding driverless cars and the future of transportation, you could almost forget driverless trains have been […]