SGX Index Edge Webinar Series 2020
Join the industry experts from leading buy-side and issuer companies, who will share their insights on investment innovation in the context of the ever-changing economic and political environment.
Audiocast: Understanding the Recent Poor Performance of Equity Factor Strategies
The recent poor performance of equity factor strategies has called into question the efficacy of factor investing. This audiocast seeks to gain a better understanding of all the risks an investor is explosed to when investing in equity factors. Should these risks be controlled or not? If so, how can they be controlled?
- Main drivers of the recent performance of equity factor strategies
- How can the differences in performance of factor strategies help investors?
- To what extent can risks in equity factors be controlled?
- How has the COVID-19 crisis impacted the factor strategies?
- What should an investor expect moving forward?
Audiocast on-demand: The paradox of seeking alpha during economic distress
This audiocast discusses the misconceptions of ESG, Factor and Thematic indices that are increasingly confused as potential sources of alpha during a period of dislocation between markets and current economic reality. SGX Index Edge will cover:
- Beyond benchmarks and the expectation of alpha
- ESG investing – the opportunities and controversies
- Is ESG a rewarded risk factor?
- The need for a long-term view of equity risk-premia
- Thematic indices, separating fact from fiction
Webinar on-demand: Navigating through the current economic environment
- Is this a short, sharp downturn from which the global economy will make a quick recovery or is this one of the greatest recessions that we’ve ever seen?
- Global economic slowdown and geopolitics risks – what are the implications for financial markets and portfolio strategies
- Which products and strategies have done well during the first half? Will this persist into the second half of 2020?
- ESG compliant investments – Do they prove to be more resilient?
- Is there still a healthy risk appetite in this environment? In addition, what will investors look for in 2020 and beyond?