What Is Quantitative Investing (QIF 2021)
Updated: Oct 11, 2021
We held our second webinar of the Quantitative Investing Festival (QIF 2021) on Tuesday 14 September 2021. Many thanks to Ou Da Wei and Bernard Chan from iFAST Global Markets who brilliantly hosted the session as well as our wonderful audience.
In this session, we focused on what is quantitative investing and highlighted how it is different from the traditional ways of investing.
Highlights of The Presentation
Here is a recap of the highlights of what we talked about.
What is Quantitative Investing?
Different between discretionary and quantitative investing approaches
The current state of Quants in the hedge fund industry
Debunking myth 1 - Quants run black box strategies
Debunking myth 2 - You need to be a rocket scientist to run quant strategies
Debunking myth 3 - Quants are losing their control to machines
The cornerstone of quant investing - backtesting and modeling
Quant strategy 1 - All-weather portfolio
Quant strategy 2 - Trend following
Quant strategy 3 - Volatility risk premium
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