NEW YORK, August 4, 2020 – Qontigo announced today the appointment of Courtney Scharff as Global Head of Strategic Partnerships. In this role, she will oversee Qontigo’s strategic partnerships across index and analytics. Most recently, Scharff has been at Bloomberg since 2016 where she served as Global Head of Index Data Management Solutions and, subsequently, […]
Yet another issue has recently cropped up, leading to unique challenges for investors in the current market environment — the impact of SEC diversification rules, which until now have not had a substantial portfolio impact. My colleague Diana Baechle recently wrote a blog post detailing the substantial impact of the FAANG stocks on risk and […]
Innovation, collaboration and factor indices. This week’s news optimizes all three, with S&P Dow Jones Indices announcing plans to develop new strategies across the smart beta and ESG space, powered by Axioma.
What caused the financial crisis? Does anyone actually know? Was it lack of regulation or de-regulation? Or, was it lack of understanding of the significance and the complexity of the securitisation markets?