Eminent Speaker: Jason Hsu - Factor investing: Is it different in Asia?
Tue 09 Jul 19 at TBC, London

Equity factors vary in how much value they deliver to investors. Factor premiums are larger in more inefficient markets. In this presentation, Jason Hsu will examine equity factors in Asia and compare them to developed markets. What are the behavioral anomalies that explain the differences and are they persistent? More to point, how can investors use factor investing to outperform in these markets?

Jason will delve into some of the main markets to analyze country-specific issues and how they affect the investing community. Based on unique features of emerging Asia’s evolving investing landscape Finally, Jason will demonstrate ways in which a deep institutional knowledge of local markets leads to more effective investment strategies through factor design and portfolio construction. 

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Speakers
Jason Hsu
Chairman and CIO, Rayliant Global Advisors


Jason Hsu is the Founder and Chairman of Rayliant Global Advisors. Throughout his accomplished career, Jasonís commitment to academic rigor and investor advocacy have led him to research, develop, and bring to market investment strategies that create significant value for investors. At Rayliant, Jason is continuing that commitment by educating investors and offering products to transform the investment ecosystem in Asia and beyond. Prior to his current role, Jason was the Co-Founder and Vice Chairman of Research Affiliates.

Jason sits on the editorial board of the Financial Analyst Journal, the Journal of Investment Management, the Journal of Investment Consulting and the Journal of Index Investing. Jason is also an adjunct professor in finance at UCLA, and a visiting professor at Tsinghua University in China, Kyoto University in Japan and National Chengchi University in Taiwan.

Jason authored more than 40 journal articles and is a contributing author on 8 handbooks in finance and economics. Jason has won 2 Graham and Dodd Scroll Award awarded by the CFA Institute, 3 Bernstein/Fabozzi-Jacob/Levy Outstanding Research Award, 3 William Sharpe Best Research Award and 1 FAJ Readerís Choice Award.† Jason was recognised by Institutional Investor in 2008 as 1 of the 20 rising stars of the industry. He also co-invented the Fundamental Index, which won best index from the Global Pension Magazine in 2007, 2008, and 2009.

Jason received his Ph.D. in finance from UCLA Anderson School of Management. He received his M.S. degree from Stanford and B.S. from Caltech.

When and where?

Date
Tuesday 09 July 19

Time
Registration: 18:00
Event: 18:30 - 19:30

Location
TBC, , London
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Price
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Non-member - £50
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