Concurrent Session 4B: Using Factor Investing in Strategic Asset Allocation80% of the variability across asset classes. Primary drivers of returns across asset classes and broad ... points to consider: Options 1 & 2 offer the most direct diversification benefit by explicitly increasing ...
Description: This session will serve as a guide on how to implement a factor-based optimization in the Strategic Asset Allocation process. The session will review a factor-based investing approach and cover the top-down macroeconomic drivers of risk and return for various asset classes. We will then illustrate implementation of this investing approach and determination of an optimal Strategic Asset Allocation through a pension fund case study. There will be an interactive element to the session as the factor sensitivities of various portfolios can be examined in real-time.Hide
- Authors: Society of Actuaries, Ward Bortz, Peter H Sun
- Date: Mar 2018
- Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>External forces and business performance; Professional Values>Ethical standards; Strategic Insight and Integration>Big picture view; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Incorporate risk management; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Innovative solutions; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Process and technique refinement
- Topics: Finance & Investments>Asset allocation; Finance & Investments>Derivatives; Finance & Investments>Investments; Finance & Investments>Investment strategy - Finance & Investments; Finance & Investments>Portfolio management - Finance & Investments