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May 31, 2024
Banking on sustainability
May 31, 2024
Banking on sustainability
In today's world, it's crucial for banks to embrace sustainability reporting. There are many reasons for this. From a legal perspective, the European Union has been drafting and approving numerous reg […]
April 26, 2024
The cost of financial illiteracy
April 26, 2024
The cost of financial illiteracy
Financial literacy, a crucial skill set, empowers individuals to navigate the complexities of personal finance effectively. By investing in comprehensive financial education initiatives, banks and fin […]
Portfolio optimization
Portfolio optimization
There are many methodologies for determining an optimal portfolio allocation. In this document we list the most popular methods and compare them with a risk-preference based approach. We also provide […]
Individual portfolio therapy

Individual portfolio therapy

Economic context and regulatory pressures have highlighted the importance of establishing a risk profile for each investor. Instead of viewing it as a cost centre, the exercise of profiling should be […]
Synthetic risk and reward indicator
Synthetic risk and reward indicator
By introducing KID (Key Information Document), UCITS IV is adopting a standardized and simplified approach to explaining mutual fund risk to non-professional investors. The Synthetic Risk and Reward I […]
Equivalent risky allocation

Equivalent risky allocation

Markowitz defines risk as ‘the variance of portfolio return’. Since the publication of Mean-Variance model in 1952, many studies have shown that higher moments of distribution of returns are relevant […]
Strategic asset versus risk-return allocation strategies
Strategic asset versus risk-return allocation strategies
The recent global financial crisis has highlighted the impact of market turbulence on the evolution and severity of risk. As investors care about extreme risks, it is necessary to re-think portfolio m […]
October 10, 2023
Towards augmented advice: better quality your client’s saving profile.
October 10, 2023
Towards augmented advice: better quality your client’s saving profile.
The new ERA of risk measurement for heterogeneous investors. Séverine Plunusa, Roland Gilletb, Georges Hübnerc aHead of profiling products at Gambit Financial Solutions, KBL Assistant Professor at HEC […]

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November 17, 2023
Integrating ai in investment advisory tools: opportunities and challenges for financial institutions
November 17, 2023
Integrating ai in investment advisory tools: opportunities and challenges for financial institutions
In an era marked by unprecedented advancements in technology, the financial industry is not far behind in harnessing the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance its services. Investment advis […]
November 14, 2023
How design thinking is shaping the future of banking and insurance
November 14, 2023
How design thinking is shaping the future of banking and insurance
The banking and insurance industries are undergoing a digital transformation, driven by evolving customer expectations and the disruptive force of technology. In this era of change, innovative methodo […]
October 31, 2023
Guide for banks: navigating opportunities and challenges in the world of alternative investments
October 31, 2023
Guide for banks: navigating opportunities and challenges in the world of alternative investments
In the rapidly evolving landscape of financial services, offering alternative investments has become a topic of great interest and debate for financial institutions. As institutions look to diversify […]
October 24, 2023
The democratization of alternative investments: for a greater diversification
October 24, 2023
The democratization of alternative investments: for a greater diversification
Alternative investments are attracting increasing interest from both novice and seasoned investors. Traditionally the preserve of a financial elite, alternative investments are becoming increasingly a […]
September 01, 2023
Unlocking innovation: product development in the open finance era
September 01, 2023
Unlocking innovation: product development in the open finance era
The financial landscape is undergoing a seismic shift with the emergence of open finance—an evolution of the open banking concept that extends beyond traditional banking services to encompass a broade […]
September 01, 2023
How can you help your customers prepare for retirement and live it to the full?
September 01, 2023
How can you help your customers prepare for retirement and live it to the full?
Pension reform: your digital tools at the service of your customers As we navigate our way through an ever-changing world, it's essential that financial institutions recognize the importance of talkin […]
September 01, 2023
Enhancing customer engagement through open banking
September 01, 2023
Enhancing customer engagement through open banking
In today's rapidly evolving financial landscape, the concept of open banking has emerged as a transformative force, reshaping the way banks and insurance companies interact with their customers. Beyon […]
August 21, 2023
Sustainable finance : our 8 key learnings
August 21, 2023
Sustainable finance : our 8 key learnings
The world of sustainable (or impact) finance is constantly evolving, but one reality persists: almost 70% of financial institutions admit to being behind schedule in their quest to comply with current […]