Introducing Ampersand: The Latest Thinking, Tailored to Your Needs Hello! & welcome to the first release from Redington Ampersand Institute (R&i). We launched R&i at our Unconference in January 2016. The purpose was to bring a number of content … Continue reading Research This Quarter
Some investment research is good, and a lot of it is not. Some is too complex, and some is so detached and theoretical it is unlikely to ever be useful. How do you deal with that? How do you access consistently innovative and … Continue reading Our Research Promise to You
Redington Ampersand Institute (&i) brings our deep thinking and practical research under one roof. A guarantee of quality and pioneering research that embraces the detail, but always keeps the context in mind. So you can sink your teeth into the finer … Continue reading Welcome to &i
Most pension scheme trustees would agree on one thing. Long-term interest rates are at low levels in the UK today (compared to their history). It’s easy to find explanations for this among economists. It’s just as easy to find predictions … Continue reading Liability Hedging – A Rock and a Hard Place
Alpha describes the excess returns a fund can generate relative to the return of a reference benchmark. This benchmark return is called Beta.
Traditionally, these benchmarks were market cap weighted indices, such as the FTSE All Share or S&P 500. Since the 1970’s, it has been possible to buy cheap access to them via passive funds. Continue reading “Introducing True Alpha”