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The challenges of modelling risk in today’s market

The challenges of modelling risk in today’s market

In this podcast, Alex Botte (pictured), CFA, CAIA, Client Solutions Research at Two Sigma and Venn, discusses what impact Covid-19 has had on the way risk is perceived, modelled, and ultimately managed within investor portfolios. And how next generation AI tools are helping to generate fresh insights on how factor risks are understood. During the discussion, Alex provides some examples of how Venn thinks about managing inflation risk exposures, crypto asset risk exposures, and what the latest developments are on translating ESG considerations into risk factor decomposition.

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PODCAST: Amazonisation 2.0: Asset management and the upside of disruption

PODCAST: Amazonisation 2.0: Asset management and the upside of disruption

Retail platforms, led by Amazon, have revolutionized how we behave as consumers and placed convenience and quality of customer service at the centre of the model. How can asset management firms take lessons from this and could there be a way forward for them to adopt more of a platform-centric way to providing fund services? And in doing so, harness the power of the platform to re-think fund distribution and bring a sense of order to the highly fragmented, chaotic nature of global asset management?