Factor-based investing: Portfolio construction that performs
We’re taking a fresh dive into factor investing, specifically examining how investors can enhance portfolio construction by a more efficient and intentional sourcing of excess returns. Our previous webinar addressed “why factors” so we wanted to shift gears into the practical “how.
RecordedJul 14 201647 mins
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Mike Hunstad, Head of Quantitative Strategies; Jordan Dekhayser, Senior Equity Strategist, Northern Trust Asset Management
This time we will be examining in-detail how the world’s largest asset owners are using multi-factor portfolio construction to overcome the twin challenges of slow economic growth and market volatility.
Some key points we will address during the webcast:
- Identifying key portfolio risks: sector concentrations, interest rate sensitivity and hidden risks you may not be aware of
- Examining real world portfolios: completion strategies and multi-factor construction techniques
- Positioning your portfolio for success: factor performance across various market environments
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Michael Hunstad, Ph.D., Head of Quantitative Strategies
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Colin Robertson - Managing Director, Fixed Income Group
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We entered 2018 with a significant overweight to risk assets, but steadily pared that back to neutral as risks increased around the outlook for growth and monetary policy. What’s ahead for 2019? Jim McDonald explains.
It is important for investors to have good general rules which guide them, but sometimes there are important exceptions. The upcoming Federal Reserve meeting is an excellent example of this. Bob Browne explains.
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Factor-based investing: Portfolio construction that performsMatthew Peron, Global Head of Equity, and Michael Hunstad, PhD, Director of Quantitative Research at Northern Trust Asset Man[[ webcastStartDate * 1000 | amDateFormat: 'MMM D YYYY h:mm a' ]]47 mins