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Carbon pricing, asset allocation and climate goals
Carbon pricing, asset allocation and climate goals
Assessing carbon risk in portfolios is a difficult but necessary task for investors.
12-10-2020 | 5-Year outlook
Defining Quality: separating the wheat from the chaff
Defining Quality: separating the wheat from the chaff
Quality is a commonly accepted equity factor.
18-06-2020 | Research
Factor investing: will the benefit of having a small and mid-cap tilt return?
Factor investing: will the benefit of having a small and mid-cap tilt return?
The March 2020 market sell-off hit small and mid-caps stocks especially hard.
11-05-2020 | Insight
 The Robeco Factor Investing Thesis Award
The Robeco Factor Investing Thesis Award
For the second year in a row, Robeco will present its Thesis Award in recognition of excellent financial research.
15-03-2019 | News
Guide to factor investing in equity markets
Guide to factor investing in equity markets
Factor investing is on the rise.
01-06-2018 | Insight
Putting factor investing theory into practice
Putting factor investing theory into practice
What are the basic steps investors should take to implement factor investing?
20-03-2018 | Interview
Robeco’s factor investing indices: smarter than smart beta
Robeco’s factor investing indices: smarter than smart beta
Factor investing has become increasingly popular over the past decade.
25-09-2017 | Insight
The rise of Factor Investing - is it just a hype?
The rise of Factor Investing - is it just a hype?
Factor Investing is increasingly in the spotlight.
05-04-2017 | Video
What is factor investing?
What is factor investing?
Although Factor Investing is rapidly gaining popularity, there are still ongoing debates about this concept.
15-09-2016 | Insight
Factor investing case studies – the merits of tailor made solutions
Factor investing case studies – the merits of tailor made solutions
Factor investing – the investment strategy that aims to capture 'hidden' returns in financial markets – is rapidly gaining in popularity.
06-07-2016 | Research
Robeco adds fourth factor Quality to its factor investing strategies
Robeco adds fourth factor Quality to its factor investing strategies
Investors increasingly decide to allocate strategically to factor premiums such as Value, Momentum and Low-Volatility.
15-06-2016 | Insight
New: Factor investing – collected Robeco articles (2nd edition)
New: Factor investing – collected Robeco articles (2nd edition)
The much anticipated ‘Factor Investing – Collected Robeco articles’ (the 2nd edition) is now available.
11-04-2016 | Insight
Factor investing – the flipside of following the index
Factor investing – the flipside of following the index
Investing in market-cap weighted indexes and factor indexes has serious disadvantages, according to Han Dieperink and Joop Huij.
07-12-2015 | Research
Can mutual funds successfully adopt factor investing strategies?
Can mutual funds successfully adopt factor investing strategies?
To the best of our knowledge, no study has been conducted on the added value of innovative investment strategies that incorporate academic insights.
24-11-2015 | Research
Ten key questions on factor investing
Ten key questions on factor investing
Investors are increasingly becoming aware of the advantages that factor investing has to offer and are starting to implement its lessons.
29-06-2015 | Insight
Factor investing works
Factor investing works
Factor investing is in vogue.
06-01-2015 | Research
Factor investing: why implementation is important
Factor investing: why implementation is important
Factor investing is becoming more popular.
19-09-2014 | Insight
Efficient factor investing strategies - A ‘Sharper’ approach to harvesting factor premiums
Efficient factor investing strategies - A ‘Sharper’ approach to harvesting factor premiums
There is a shift towards allocating to the factor premiums momentum, value and low volatility.
27-08-2014 | Research
What is the best approach to factor investing?
What is the best approach to factor investing?
Factor investing is gaining ground.
03-09-2013 | Insight
Short-term residual reversal
Short-term residual reversal
Conventional short-term reversal strategies exhibit dynamic exposures to the Fama and French (1993) factors.
17-11-2011 | Research
Taking biases out of earnings revisions
Taking biases out of earnings revisions
New research from Robeco identifies and corrects for biases in analyst earnings revisions, says Senior Quantitative Equities Researcher, Joop Huij.
08-10-2011 | Research
Another look at trading costs and short-term reversal profits
Another look at trading costs and short-term reversal profits
Several studies report that abnormal returns associated with short-term reversal investment strategies diminish once transaction costs are taken into account.
01-07-2011 | Research
Is the value premium really compensation for distress risk?
Is the value premium really compensation for distress risk?
This study provides a comprehensive investigation of the relation between the value anomaly and distress risk.
13-05-2011 | Research
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