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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.

  1. What is Quantitative Investing?

  2. Different between discretionary and quantitative investing approaches

  3. The current state of Quants in the hedge fund industry

  4. Debunking myth 1 - Quants run black box strategies

  5. Debunking myth 2 - You need to be a rocket scientist to run quant strategies

  6. Debunking myth 3 - Quants are losing their control to machines

  7. The cornerstone of quant investing - backtesting and modeling

  8. Quant strategy 1 - All-weather portfolio

  9. Quant strategy 2 - Trend following

  10. Quant strategy 3 - Volatility risk premium

You can watch the full webinar below (watch it on YouTube to navigate the webinar to the part you are interested in using timestamps):

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