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Hedge Funds

Tail wags the dog – modelling tail risk in alternatives

  When it comes to modelling the potential risks and returns of alternatives, trustees continue to rely on mean-variance approaches (such as expected average returns and annual return volatility), but acknowledge it is not the best solution as correlations are non-stationary (that is, can vary over time), and illiquidity and leverage create tail risk. In […]
Hedge Funds

The time is right for managed volatility strategies

  There are not many strategies that have gone unscathed by the global financial crisis, indeed few people, places or things have gone unchallenged by this crisis and its effects. But one strategy that pre-dates the global financial crisis has proved its robustness by surviving, so far. Minimum variance (or managed volatility) strategies target volatility […]
Hedge Funds

The time is right for managed volatility strategies

  There are not many strategies that have gone unscathed by the global financial crisis, indeed few people, places or things have gone unchallenged by this crisis and its effects. But one strategy that pre-dates the global financial crisis has proved its robustness by surviving, so far. Minimum variance (or managed volatility) strategies target volatility […]
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