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Adjusting the Value factor for intangibles
Adjusting the Value factor for intangibles
The standard academic definition for the Value factor is the ratio of book-value-to market-value (B/M).
19-02-2020 | From the field
Solvency regulations and low-risk investing: comparing the Nordics with the Netherlands
Solvency regulations and low-risk investing: comparing the Nordics with the Netherlands
Pension regulations in the Nordic countries and the Netherlands are similar to insurance regulation in the European Union.
11-02-2020 | Visión
Transferir el problema a otros a través de las exclusiones
Transferir el problema a otros a través de las exclusiones
¿Las exclusiones funcionan?
03-02-2020 | Investigación
Una nueva perspectiva sobre el efecto de la volatilidad
Una nueva perspectiva sobre el efecto de la volatilidad
A lo largo de la última década, el estilo de inversión de baja volatilidad ha ganado mucha popularidad.
06-01-2020 | Investigación
Midiendo el riesgo de crédito con el coeficiente de duración por diferencial (DTS)
Midiendo el riesgo de crédito con el coeficiente de duración por diferencial (DTS)
Medir con exactitud el riesgo de crédito es un enorme reto para quienes invierten en esta categoría.
10-12-2019 | Visión
Robeco’s Blitz wins award for low volatility article
Robeco’s Blitz wins award for low volatility article
Robeco’s Head of Quant Research has won a prestigious award for an article on hedge funds and the low volatility anomaly.
04-09-2019 | Visión
Duration Times Spread: a measure of spread exposure in credit portfolios
Duration Times Spread: a measure of spread exposure in credit portfolios
Duration Times Spread (DTS) is the market standard method for measuring the credit volatility of a corporate bond.
22-06-2019 | Investigación
The characteristics of factor investing
The characteristics of factor investing
To make the most of factor investing, understanding how factors work and interact is key.
14-06-2019 | Investigación
Hedge funds and the low volatility trade
Hedge funds and the low volatility trade
The low volatility anomaly has long been used by Robeco’s quant funds to generate higher returns at lower risk.
30-08-2018 | Investigación
La inversión cuantitativa, en una fórmula sencilla
La inversión cuantitativa, en una fórmula sencilla
La inversión cuantitativa debería ser fácil de entender.
09-05-2018 | Investigación
Fama-French 5-factor model: five major concerns
Fama-French 5-factor model: five major concerns
In 2015, Nobel prize laureate Eugene Fama and fellow researcher Kenneth French revamped their famous 3-factor model.
27-03-2018 | Investigación
Low turnover: a virtue of low volatility
Low turnover: a virtue of low volatility
Trading is necessary to follow an active strategy, but excessive trading is linked to human behavior.
24-01-2018 | Investigación
Risk Parity versus Mean-Variance: It’s all in the Views
Risk Parity versus Mean-Variance: It’s all in the Views
27-11-2017 | Investigación
Uncovering Trend Rules
Uncovering Trend Rules
This research paper, published in the Fall 2017 issue of the Journal of Alternative Investments, uncovers the return-weighting schemes implied by conventional price-moving averages, which are widely-used indicators in technical analysis.
30-09-2017 | Investigación
Research reveals why sin stocks outperform
Research reveals why sin stocks outperform
The mystery of sin stocks’ outperformance has finally been unraveled.
11-09-2017 | Investigación
Factor investing: limited overcrowding risk
Factor investing: limited overcrowding risk
A key concern often voiced by factor investing and smart beta sceptics is the possible risk of overcrowding.
03-07-2017 | Investigación
Volatility weighting applied to momentum strategies
Volatility weighting applied to momentum strategies
Volatility weighting is a form of risk management for investment strategies.
13-01-2017 | Investigación
Factor Investing with smart beta indices
Factor Investing with smart beta indices
Smart beta indices are a popular way of implementing a factor investing strategy.
06-07-2016 | Investigación
The Value of Low Volatility
The Value of Low Volatility
The evidence for the existence of a distinct Low Volatility effect is mounting.
15-05-2016 | Investigación
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 | Investigación
Forecasting sovereign default risk with Merton’s model
Forecasting sovereign default risk with Merton’s model
We provide an extensive empirical study into the Gray, Merton, and Bodie (2007) structural model for sovereigns.
15-10-2015 | Investigación
Factor investing revisited
Factor investing revisited
Does strategic allocation to well-know factors really work?
15-09-2015 | Investigación
Is rebalancing the source of factor premiums?
Is rebalancing the source of factor premiums?
Some argue that the mere mechanism of rebalancing increases returns, and that this explains the success of factor investment strategies.
14-08-2015 | Investigación
Emerging government bond market timing
Emerging government bond market timing
Research shows factors can help predict bonds returns in developed markets.
15-01-2015 | Investigación
The Dark Side of Passive Investing
The Dark Side of Passive Investing
Passive investing ranks among the most successful innovations of modern finance.
15-11-2014 | Investigación
Strategic Allocation to Commodity Factor Premiums
Strategic Allocation to Commodity Factor Premiums
Commodities have become less popular for investors.
30-09-2014 | Investigación
Why is there a volatility effect?
Why is there a volatility effect?
Robeco’s David Blitz, Pim van Vliet and author Eric Falkenstein publish their paper ‘Explanations for the Volatility Effect: An Overview Based on the CAPM Assumptions’.
30-04-2014 | Investigación
Ibbotson’s default premium: Risky data
Ibbotson’s default premium: Risky data
The default premium calculated in Ibbotson’s dataset is widely used in empirical research.
14-06-2013 | Investigación
On the performance of fixed income exchange-traded funds
On the performance of fixed income exchange-traded funds
Are fixed income exchange-traded funds (ETFs) really able to track their benchmarks?
15-06-2012 | Investigación
Strategic allocation to premiums in the equity market
Strategic allocation to premiums in the equity market
Investors typically include equities in their asset allocation to earn the expected equity premium.
15-04-2012 | Investigación