Can digital technology bring quality financial advice to the masses?

Author(s):

Jens Nielsen

 et al.

Why should those at the top end of the salary scale be the only ones getting high quality financial advice on their savings and pensions? How can digital technology deliver this advice at low cost to everyone?

Updated: 03/10/2013
Comments:
Views: 2,725

Dubai as an International Financial Centre - the opportunity is there

Author(s):

Stephen Thomas

 et al.
Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

New research identifies Dubai's chance to become the financial hub for Middle East and Africa. Improvements to financial infrastructure and the maturity of its financial markets are key to this opportunity.

Updated: 13/09/2013
Comments:
Views: 2,535

Credit Suisse and Cass Business School Launch New Multi-Asset Indices

Credit Suisse has launched a series of investable indices designed to provide an efficient and cost-effective way to gain exposure to a multi-asset class investment strategy. The Trend Master Index series uses a trend-following strategy developed in collaboration with leading academics at Cass Business School to offer equity-like returns with significantly-reduced volatility.

Updated: 22/10/2014
Comments: 1
Views: 2,499

The Trend is our Friend: Risk Parity, Momentum and Trend Following in Global Asset Allocation

An examination of the effectiveness of applying a trend following methodology to global asset allocation between equities, bonds, commodities and real estate.

Updated: 26/07/2013
Comments:
Views: 5,701

Challenge and Opportunity - The impact of the RDR on the UK's market for financial advice

Author(s):

Andrew Clare

 et al.
Topic:
Finance

After a development period of six years, the implementation of the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) was completed on 31 December 2012. The implementation of RDR will usher in several important changes to the financial advice landscape. Cass Business School and BNY Mellon have collaborated on a study to examine the consequences of RDR on the adviser community; one of the first on this topic.

Updated: 22/07/2013
Comments:
Views: 6,109

UK longevity: are we fit enough to face the future?

Author(s):

Les Mayhew

Topic:
Finance

Longevity risk posed by an ageing population is one of the greatest challenges facing the financial services sector in the UK. In the fifth of the 2013 series of The Nicholas Barbon Insurance Lectures, Cass Business School Professor Les Mayhew addressed this issue.

Updated: 09/07/2013
Comments:
Views: 2,025

Cass and Unigestion - Private Equity & Investment Management briefing - 1 May 2013

As a result of the recently established collaboration between Unigestion, the boutique Swiss Asset Management and Cass Business School's Centre for Asset Management (CAMR), this Breakfast Briefing Series is an opportunity for the academic world and the investment management world to discuss and debate investment methods and techniques, in theory and in practice.

Updated: 25/04/2013
Comments:
Views: 2,109

Modelling Dependence in CDS and Equity Markets: Dynamic Copula with Markov-Switching

Author(s):

Elena Kalotychou

 et al.
Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

This research utilises copulas to build on existing work on the non-linear relation between credit spreads and tradable systematic risk factors.

Updated: 23/05/2013
Comments:
Views: 1,830

Monkeys vs Fund managers - An evaluation of alternative equity indices

Author(s):

Andrew Clare

 et al.

A research collaboration between Aon Hewitt and Cass Business School has shown that alternative weighted indices offer better investment strategies than those of the market capitalisation index. Indeed, a computer simulation of random stock-picking, likened to the decision making of a monkey, outperformed a traditional market capitalisation weighted index every time.

Updated: 18/09/2013
Comments:
Views: 18,483