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Risk-based dynamic asset allocation

This paper proposes a unique dynamic portfolio construction framework that improves portfolio performance by adjusting asset allocation in accordance with a forecast market risk. It finds that modifying asset allocation to the market risk barometer offers investors the “promising opportunity” to meaningfully enhance portfolio performance across market environments.   To access the paper click below […]

How passive investing increases market vulnerability

This new research, to be published in the FAJ, shows that the rise in popularity in indexing, through passive mutual funds and ETFs, contributes to higher systematic market risk. It shows, consistent with the accelerating growth of passive investing, that equity betas have not only risen but converged in recent years.