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Evaluating the Efficiency of Smart Beta IndicesJohn L Krieg, Michael Hunstad, Stefanie J HestInvestor appetite for smart beta investing continues to grow, as do the number of smart beta indices but even with indices targeting the same factor, performance varies significantly. In this webinar our team of quantitative equity research experts will take a look at why this is. They will share their analysis on how well smart beta indices capture exposure to compensated risk factors and minimize unintended, uncompensated exposure using our own metric, the Factor Efficiency Ratio (FER). They will answer your questions and help you to understand how this information can guide the decision making for your portfolio.Read more >
The municipal fixed income market offers opportunities for sophisticated investors who appreciate the nuances of the asset class. Any number of factors can impact the credit worthiness of a particular security. Getting it right requires the ability to analyze individual security features, and ultimately, security strength.
Join our team of municipal fixed income experts who will examine broad sector trends, sector specific indicators, expectations for performance and outliers in this space. Our team will discuss:
• Expectations for economic activity and implications for municipalities over the next 12-18 months
• Sectors that appear to be more challenged and those that are improving
• Incorporating munis in a portfolio to meet specific investment objectives
This webcast is in partnership with Responsible Investor and Northern Trust Asset Management. With guest speaker, EUROSIF's Executive Director, François Passant.
‘Regulation’ is one of the main drivers of ESG growth. This webcast will discuss its impact on the changing shape of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG).
We will study the global efforts to pass legislation, implement codes of practice and self-regulation, and aim to understand what each of these efforts means for investors as they look towards incorporating ESG criteria in their portfolios – and whether it will push investors to consider ESG when they otherwise might not.