Adviser Innovation – Quantitative screens improve risk-adjusted returns

March 17, 2017
Adviser Innovation – Quantitative screens improve risk-adjusted returns
  • By Adviser Innovation, Killian Plastow, 16/03/2017

Applying quantitative screens to thematic robo-advice portfolios can improve results without increasing risk, according to Quantifeed.

The company said there were currently two methods for building indices – thematic, which utilises investment themes, and factoral, which draws on empirical research of past returns – but added that a robo-advisers using a combination of the two are likely to offer better results.

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