The new Axioma Worldwide Macroeconomic Projection Equity Factor Risk Model offers a unique way to identify a portfolio’s exposures to macroeconomic factors, such as interest rates and inflation, while maintaining the structure and benefits of a more traditional fundamental equity factor risk model.
Qontigo launched the Axioma Worldwide Macroeconomic Projection Equity Factor Risk Model (“Macro Model”), which is designed to capture the investment risk of a global portfolio through the lens of macroeconomic risk factors.
Every market we track except the UK and Australia have seen a further deterioration in sentiment. The decline in sentiment is not new, however last week, markets finally heeded the call and declined in-line with sentiment.
Investors are getting jittery over inflation, thanks to continued fiscal stimulus, combined with the effects of prolonged monetary easing. This, in turn, has pushed long-term government rates to 12-month highs, while share prices continue to climb.
In this paper, we take a closer look at the pairwise interactions of some of the asset-class pairs and review how they affected the risk of a global multi-asset class portfolio over the past 14 months, with a particular focus on the most recent environment.