Jan 2016

  • January 7, 2016

    Recording- The State of Risk: A Look Back, A Peek Ahead

    2015? A tough year for portfolio managers.

    2016? Tighten your belts.

    Axioma invites you to join Melissa Brown, Senior Director of Applied Research, for her annual state-of-risk review and forecast. 2015 was a tough year for portfolio managers, with seesawing currency and country risk, the Greek crisis, the market meltdown in China , the weakness in energy, and outsized style-factor returns, to name a few. The result: constantly changing portfolio risk that required an acute level of vigilance.

    What’s next? Current forecasts suggest the potential for another challenging year ahead. Underlying components of risk are likely to continue to gyrate, given possible further moves by the Fed and divergence from other central banks, not to mention concerns over a possible end to one of the longest bull markets on record. And then there’s the US election…

    Please view the recording here.