Industry Insights

Equity Risk Monitor Insights

Once a week, we publish a summary of the highlights from the prior week, using Axioma’s risk models and analytic tools to transform data into information.

Posted 09.05.17 Melissa Brown, CFA

The Systematic Asset Allocation Lego blocks

We’ve all heard them before – ‘Smart Beta,’ ‘Risk Premia,’ ‘Strategic Beta,’ ‘Factor Investing,’ ‘Thematic Strategies’ – words that now seem to headline many investment discussions, industry commentary and panel presentations.

Posted 07.20.17 Alessandro Michelini

A rolling stone gathers no moss, but an old risk model does

Investors have been talking about risk ever since the first time one of them got a forecast wrong.

Posted 05.23.17 Olivier d'Assier

Beware of taking labels at face value

Although many exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have similar names, they are unlikely to deliver similar returns.

Posted 05.16.17 Sebastian Ceria