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The quant equity crisis of 2018-2020: Cornered by ‘big growth’
The quant equity crisis of 2018-2020: Cornered by ‘big growth’
The 2018-2020 quant equity crisis posed an exceptional challenge to quantitative managers due to a rare combination of circumstances.
16-02-2021 | Investigación
Settling the Size matter in equities
Settling the Size matter in equities
The equity Size premium has failed to materialize since its discovery, almost forty years ago.
23-09-2020 | Investigación
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 | Investigación
Now more than ever, it’s time to think outside the Fama-French factor box
Now more than ever, it’s time to think outside the Fama-French factor box
2010-2019 was a lost decade for the Fama-French factors.
28-04-2020 | Investigación
Cómo orientarse en el “zoo de los factores”
Cómo orientarse en el “zoo de los factores”
El número de factores identificados en la literatura académica se ha disparado.
27-03-2020 | 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
Short positions do not add value to factor investing strategies
Short positions do not add value to factor investing strategies
Common wisdom among academics and investors has it that factors are best harvested using both long and short positions.
09-12-2019 | 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
Robeco publishes a new book of collected articles on quant investing in EMs
Robeco publishes a new book of collected articles on quant investing in EMs
Our new publication ‘A quant approach to emerging markets investing – Collected Robeco articles’ is now available.
29-04-2019 | Investigación
Crash testing the Fama-French factor model in emerging stock markets
Crash testing the Fama-French factor model in emerging stock markets
Factor investing works in emerging stock markets, as well as in developed markets.
10-12-2018 | Investigación
The strategic case for emerging markets factor investing
The strategic case for emerging markets factor investing
Factor premiums can be found in stock markets across the world, including emerging markets.
11-10-2018 | 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
Using credit information for Quant Equity
Using credit information for Quant Equity
02-08-2017 | Investigación
The value of multiple momentum signals
The value of multiple momentum signals
The concept of Momentum is not only a basic principle of physics.
18-07-2017 | 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
Five concerns with low volatility index ETFs
Five concerns with low volatility index ETFs
Equity investors have a choice between active low volatility managers and low volatility index ETFs.
27-06-2017 | Investigación
New Enhanced Index fund: a global equity fund with tax benefits
New Enhanced Index fund: a global equity fund with tax benefits
Robeco has introduced a new version of the Enhanced Indexing fund for developed markets, which has been tax-optimized for Dutch retail investors.
13-12-2016 | Investigación
The quality of low-risk credits
The quality of low-risk credits
Recently a new factor was added to the literature: Quality.
14-09-2016 | Investigación
Honey, how much did you say you paid for these low-vol stocks?
Honey, how much did you say you paid for these low-vol stocks?
Investors are worried about the high valuations of stocks in general and low-volatility stocks in particular.
12-09-2016 | Investigación
The profitability of low volatility
The profitability of low volatility
Some people argue that the low risk anomaly can be explained by ‘profitability’, an example of a ‘quality’ factor.
08-09-2016 | Investigación
Factor investing versus sector investing
Factor investing versus sector investing
A recent study suggests that sector investing does as well or even better than factor investing in a long-only context.
01-09-2016 | Investigación
Integrating sustainability into factor credit strategies
Integrating sustainability into factor credit strategies
The objective of our factor credit strategies is to maximize the portfolio’s factor exposure at low cost while limiting risks.
12-07-2016 | Investigación
Factor investing: defining quality
Factor investing: defining quality
Robeco has added Quality to the key list of factors that it follows when constructing factor investing portfolios in equities.
11-07-2016 | Investigación
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 | 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
Implementing factor strategies in corporate bonds
Implementing factor strategies in corporate bonds
Research shows that factor investing strategies work well in corporate bonds, but actually building a portfolio requires greater care due to liquidity issues, Robeco’s quantitative experts argue in a new white paper.
14-06-2016 | Investigación
Factor Investing in the Corporate Bond Market
Factor Investing in the Corporate Bond Market
We provide empirical evidence that the Size, Low-Risk, Value and Momentum factors have economically meaningful and statistically significant risk-adjusted returns in the corporate bond market.
11-12-2015 | Investigación