The mood of investors in Q3 2021 was decidedly undecided—and increasingly skeptical. Questions about the strength of the economic recovery, persistent inflationary pressures, the world’s ability to overcome the pandemic, and the timing of any tapering efforts by major central banks kept sentiment on the negative side of the neutral zone.
SimCorp, an independent provider of SaaS investment management solutions and trusted partner to the global buy side, today announces a new partnership with Qontigo, a leading provider of analytics and indices, and part of the Deutsche Börse Group.
Qontigo has been named as the category winner for both factor modeling and portfolio optimization by Chartis Research in its inaugural STORM50 (Statistical Techniques, Optimization frameworks and Risk Models) Report.
Over time, market-moving events generate either more need or want for portfolio rebalancing. Using each metric’s contribution to the overall market ROOF scores, we can track the motivational nature of the aggregate market move each day (i.e., are they driven by want or need?).
Foreign-exchange rates can be very volatile. Investors looking to bet on markets outside their own base currency must decide whether to embrace or mitigate the additional risk. In this paper, we propose a stress-testing framework that can help investors with the decision whether “to hedge or not to hedge”, given their assumptions on expected returns and cross-asset correlations.