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Tackling the Cost of Living Crisis

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CSR and Sustainability in Financial Services

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This pathway will walk us through the basics of banks, starting with some of the different types and their main functions, then starting to look at the regulation faced by the banks, both before and after the Global Financial Crisis.

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Tackling the Cost of Living Crisis

In this video, Max discusses the cost-of-living crisis currently enveloping the UK. He examines its impact on households as well as the overall economy.

CSR and Sustainability in Financial Services

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Portfolio Construction and Risk Management

Portfolio Construction and Risk Management

Alex Struc

20 years: Asset management

Part two of this two-part video series will delve deeper into portfolio construction and risk management, as well as the critical considerations that underpin both disciplines.

Part two of this two-part video series will delve deeper into portfolio construction and risk management, as well as the critical considerations that underpin both disciplines.

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Portfolio Construction and Risk Management

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It is easy to get overwhelmed by the sheer number of considerations at the securities analysis or portfolio construction stages. Conflating these principles often leads to expensive mistakes. Knowing which risk you take, security selection (alpha) or a portfolio construction (beta) can be life-saving in volatile markets.

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  • What is the primary goal of portfolio construction?

  • Understand the difference between portfolio construction and security selection

  • What is risk management and what could go wrong?

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Alex Struc

Alex Struc

Alex is a fixed income investor with deep credit expertise. His work on liquid impact investing, deep expertise in financial markets, and a strong belief in the power of scalable frameworks to outperform and foster positive change drove him to found GOALSFIRST with a single vision of unlocking the full value of finance for change. Prior to founding GOALSFIRST, Alex managed credit assets for PIMCO for nearly fifteen years, including the firmwide exposure to financials and the world largest bank capital fund. In 2014 he was named FN’s 40 under 40 asset managers for his work in this sector. In his earlier years, he built the firm’s European bank loan business and positioned PIMCO as a liquidity provider in that space by introducing relative value trading to this seemingly illiquid asset class.

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