Is a crisis looming for Argentina?

An impending sense of crisis surrounds Argentina, with the peso’s risk surging to alarming heights, while market risk remains well below record levels.

Posted 05.16.18 Diana Rudean, PhD

Inspire your Investors by Turning Static Risk Reporting into Storytelling

The basic building blocks of risk reporting are the portfolio’s combined exposures to a set of pre-defined (in the case of Fundamental factor models) risk factors.

Posted 05.02.18 Olivier d'Assier

Cloud-Native vs. Cloud-Hosted: How Modern Architecture Makes the Most of Technology

Ten years ago, most financial institutions wanted nothing to do with the cloud, given perceived security and privacy risks. What a difference a decade makes. 

Posted 04.30.18 Fabien Couderc

How a looming trade war is reversing multi-asset correlations

The first quarter of 2018 was characterized by the dramatic return of share price volatility. 

Posted 04.26.18 Christoph Schon, CFA, CIPM

There are no stunt doubles in investing, so know the odds before you invest.

An investor may have a high level of investment skill but perform poorly because he does not conceive of investing as distinct from gambling. 

Posted 04.19.18 Olivier d'Assier

What is the total cost of ownership of regulatory reporting?

The upside to greater regulatory oversight is more transparency and reporting standardisation; but at what cost? 

Posted 04.01.18 Nicola Le Brocq

Baring the Risks…Behind Those FAANGs

Investors are almost certainly aware of the recent rout in the FAANG stocks, but what happened to their risk, even before this recent episode, may be surprising.

 

Posted 03.29.18 Melissa Brown, CFA

Want to Optimize Risk and Return? Be Tax-Aware!

We will explore the tax functionality of the Axioma Optimizer through the use of a fictional case study of a company that is managing investments.

Posted 03.28.18 Walid Bandar