London Quant is about seminars in quant investment practice.
We hold approximately six Evening Seminars per year in the City of London. They are announced on the front page of this website. Our Evening Seminars are free, but you must register to attend them.
Our Spring Seminar is held every year in May in central London and is announced on the website. Spring Seminars are one-day events, with attendance fees set according to the cost of hosting the event.
Our Autumn Seminar is held every year in September in either Oxford or Cambridge and is announced on the website. Autumn Seminars are two-and-a-half-day events, with attendance fees set according to the cost of hosting the event.
Speaker: Dimitris Melas | Global Head of Equity Research MSCI Date: 8th November 2016 Topic: Factor strategies and factor allocation for the ESG-aware investor Summary: In this talk Dr. Melas will explore the increasing influence of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) considerations over the last 10 years as they have become increasingly integrated into mainstream portfolio management. The
Autumn Seminar – September Sunday 11th – Wednesday 14th Presentations Available. click on the presentation titles below. Event Venues Worcester College, Walton St, Oxford OX1 2HB The Malmaison Hotel, Oxford Castle, 3 New Road, Oxford, OX1 1AY (for sat nav use OX1 1AY) Worcester College is located on the Junction of Beaumont Street, Walton Street
Speaker: Prof. Dong Lou | London School of Economics Topic: The Booms and Busts of Beta Arbitrage Summary:Based on the August 2015 paper by Dong Lou with Shiyang Huang and Christopher Polk. In this talk Professor Dong Lou of the LSE will review the assertion that low-beta stocks deliver high average returns and low risk