Joint SAI and CFA Ireland webinar: The Best Strategies for the Worst Inflations

Event Type
Web Session
Organizer
joint SAI and CFA Ireland webinar
Date
Time

Start time: 12.30 pm

End time: 1.30 pm

Venue
Online
Description

SAI and CFA Ireland have come together and organised a webinar on "The Best Strategies for the Worst Inflations".  

Presenter, Ben Funnell, Portfolio Manager at the Man Group, will present the Man DNA team’s new academic paper The Best Strategies for the Worst Inflations, co-written by Professor Cambell R. Harvey, Investment Strategy Advisor at Man Group, and Otto van Hemert, Director of Core Strategies at Man AHL.

The folliowing will be covered and discussed in this webinar:

  • A sustained surge in inflation has been absent in developed markets over the past three decades. Investors are faced with the challenge of having little evidence on how to reposition their portfolios in the face of heightened inflation risk
  • The webinar will provide some guidance by analysing passive and active strategies across a variety of asset classes for the US, UK and Japan over the past 95 years. by analysing passive and active strategies across a variety of asset classes for the US, UK and Japan over the past 95 years
  • How unexpected inflation is bad news for passive equity strategies, as well as bond investors, looking to active stock factor-based strategies, as well as futures trend strategies to serve as inflation hedges

Click here to make a reservation. You will need your CFA login details to proceed with your reservation (if you do not have an CFA account, you are required to set up an account to proceed with your reservation). Please  remember to input your organisation/employer as 'Society of Actuaries in Ireland' when proceeding with your registration.

Speakers/Presenters
Ben Funnell, Portfolio Manager at the Man Group
Biographical details

Ben Funnell is the joint lead Portfolio Manager within Man Group’s multi-asset offering. Previously, he was a lead portfolio manager and chief equity strategist at Man GLG. Prior to joining Man GLG in 2005, he spent 11 years at Morgan Stanley, the last nine of those years on the European Equity Strategy team, which he co-headed in his final three years at the firm. He was educated in modern languages at Durham University, UK