Melissa Brown, Qontigo’s Global Head of Applied Research, spoke with Zahra Tayeb of Insider about how aggressive interest rate hikes and rising yields on US Treasuries are changing the market’s bond dynamic, increasing investors’ appetite for fixed income.
“Increasing regulatory requirements has meant that validation and backtesting are even more critical to the investment process. The judges were most impressed with Qontigo’s Axioma Risk platform, which is supported by cloud-based technology and an API-first design and interactivity to continue meeting the needs of financial institutions,” said Wei-Shen Wong, Asia Editor of WatersTechnology.
Olivier d’Assier, Qontigo Head of APAC Applied Research, speaks in “Bloomberg Daybreak Asia” with Shery Ahn and Haidi Stroud-Watts. He says the message from central banks to investors is clear: “Help is definitely not coming”. He discusses how this will play out in the markets and other risks to sentiment.
Several factors have been causing developed markets to be riskier than emerging markets for investors. Diana Baechle, Principal of applied research shared her perspective with Reuters on why EMs are performing better than DMs.
Melissa Brown, Qontigo Managing Director of Applied Research, and Sean O’Hara, President of Pacer ETF Distributors, join Yahoo Finance Live to discuss the inflation outlook, the Fed’s interest rate hikes, economic pressures from Russia-Ukraine peace talks, and CPI data.
Amid rising inflation worries and expectations of additional interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve, U.S. Treasuries have undergone a huge sell-off in recent weeks with no signs of reduced pressure ahead — but sources said there’s still an important place for the embattled bonds in institutional portfolios
Melissa Brown, Global Head of Applied Research at Qontigo, said the yield curve is reflecting a shift in market views on the ability of the Fed to tighten monetary policy just enough to reduce inflation without throwing the economy into a recession.
A recap of a recent virtual panel, featuring Melissa Brown, Managing Director of Applied Research at Qontigo, which focused on key risk management trends the industry can expect to see over the next 12 months.