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Quantitative funds: a clear decision

The rise of quantitative managers
Since the late-1990s, there has been substantial growth in the amount of assets managed by quantitative managers and using quantitative investment strategies in the institutional fund management arena. In the last several years this rapid growth has continued, as client demand has bifurcated between higher octane high alpha products and lower tracking error index plus products. Fund buying professionals are clearly looking for well-managed quantitative equity funds to put at the core of their client portfolios. Such funds enable fund buyers to reliably put in place what they hope are consistent asset class returns, often outperforming index tracking products, to construct successful portfolios and investment products.

Boldly entering the alpha universe

The four powerhouses of the future

Dr David Curtis, head of GSAM’s European Sub-Advisory business, discusses investment solutions

Taking advantage of the opportunity to add commodities to your portfolio

Portfolio challenges It has long been recognised that investing in commodities can offer several benefits to a portfolio, including negative correlation to stocks and bonds and historically higher index returns. However, due to past legislation, such investments were only available to institutional investors. With the advent of Ucits III this has now changed and a more widespread investor base is able to consider the benefits of investing in commodities.

Global Private Banking Awards 2022 Highlights

More than 120 banks from 50 countries around the world entered this year’s annual global private banking awards. 19 of those entrants have won more than one award. Of these, six institutions - including Citi Private Bank, BTG Pactual, Erste Private Banking, HSBC Private Banking, Northern Trust, Itaú Private Bank – gained the top position in three categories each. Video highlights from the 2022 Global Private Banking Awards.

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