Aberdeen Standard

Bracing for impact: What if you are misinformed ahead of a market event?

When an interest rate decision looms, portfolio managers (PMs), traders and dealers build a matrix of possible outcomes, decide their expectation and work out how to maximise their upside, while minimising their downside. That hinges upon an understanding of the market’s view, and its likely reaction to an outcome, to…

Full episode: Trader TV Live – trading around market events

In light of ongoing uncertainty around interest rate decisions, elections and economic data outputs, we held a live discussion about the buy- and sell-side firms trade around market events. Joining us were Sean George, chief investment officer at Strukturinvest, James Athey senior portfolio manager at Aberdeen Standard, and Mattias Remnefjord,…