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Hurricanes hit company share prices

Climate risks are often considered by environmentally aware investors. But research suggests share prices in carbon-intensive sectors may not reflect…

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Does ‘low risk’ really mean low risk?

Does ‘low risk’ really mean low risk? Previously Quintin Rayer looked at risk in financial products; with emphasis on the…

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The Importance of Ethical Investment

Quintin Rayer discusses how although ethical investment can be seen as falling into the ‘nice-to-have’ but non-essential category, it is…

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The alchemy of risk (and communicating risk to clients)

In this article Dr Quintin Rayer looks at issues around risk in financial products; the forms risk may take and…

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How to select ethical funds

In this short Citywire New Model Adviser®, ‘Adviser Feature’ Quintin Rayer gives a very brief overview of some issues that…

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Ethical investing: the unlikely route to alpha?

Although some will assume that ethical and sustainable portfolios have higher risk and lower returns than their conventional counterparts, research…

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Market crises: should we discuss them more – including with our clients?

Dr Quintin Rayer discusses how even though markets regularly have periods of falling prices, financial professionals seem to focus on…

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The price of conscience: arguments for ethical out-performance

Previously, Quintin Rayer introduced sustainable (environmental, social and governance, or ESG) investing, looking at different approaches including fund selection. This…

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Investing in Extreme Weather Conditions

Environmentally focused investors often consider climate risks. However, potential liabilities for damages from extreme weather events due to emissions from…

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Portfolio Construction Theory 2018

Quintin has authored both the 2017 and 2018 editions of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) workbook for…

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