Quant and Tools

Quant and Tools - Articles & White Papers

White papers and reports exploring quantitative investment and investment tools. Research for quant managers and analysts in this section covers academic papers on portfolio optimisation, articles on trading strategies for model-driven alpha creation, managing index funds, papers on derivatives pricing, and articles on performance attribution analysis. The "tools" component of this section refers to investment tools which help portfolio managers to do their job. For instance, ETFs may be considered a "tool" to make a short term allocation to specific asset class or strategy. Investment technology is a "tool" used throughout the investment process. This heading includes research on alpha creation, including: quantitative approaches to asset allocation and investment technology, Big Data, and the role of technology within asset management. For lists of white papers on specific quant topics - such as index investing, derivatives pricing, attribution analysis or trading models for alpha generation - please use the search menu at the top or click on the appropriate selection in the topic menu.