Events

At Absolute Strategy Research we believe in giving our clients exclusive access to industry experts covering a wide-range of themes. Absolute Exchange and Absolute Connect Webinars are presented weekly.

 

If an Absolute Exchange Event is of interest, or you'd like access to a recording of a past event, please register your interest by filling in the form below.

Up-and-Coming Client Events

Absolute Connect Webinar - Risk Appetite Focus

Friday 23rd July 2021

Time:

3:00pm BST,
10:00am EDT,
4:00pm CEST.

In this “Absolute Connect” webinar, ASR’s Head of Technical Strategy David McBain will discuss where ASR proprietary data suggests risk appetite has moved to following recent market volatility and will introduce our new volatility SBIs.

Previous Client Events

Absolute Exchange Webinar - Green Thematics:
What you need to know about the EU’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism 

21st July 2021

Guest speaker Sam Lowe, Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for European Reform will be interviewed by the author of ASR's Green Thematics reports, Richard Mylles. 

Absolute Connect Webinar - Asset Allocation Focus

16th July 2021

In this “Absolute Connect” webinar, ASR’s Co-founder, David Bowers will speak to ASR's latest Asset-Allocation Quarterly report that was published last week. He will explain why we believe risk assets can still outperform on a 12-month view, despite some of the macro 'tailwinds' of the past 12-months at risk of becoming 'headwinds'.

Absolute Connect Webinar -
Economics Focus - Pinpointing Supplyside Bottlenecks

25th June 2021

In this “Absolute Connect” webinar, ASRs Chief Economist, Dominic White & Economist, Anthony Abrahamian will speak around the supply bottlenecks we have seen as a result of the rebound in global growth. They will discuss how this has raised some companies’ pricing power and in turn been a source inflationary pressure. They have used various data to pinpoint the industries most effected and to identify where the bottlenecks are easing.

Absolute Exchange Webinar - 
How Will the Green Transition be Financed?   

17th June 2021

In the first in a series of two Absolute Exchange Webinar Events with guest speaker, Dr Elizabeth Harnett, Senior Associate at the Rocky Mountain Institute’s Center for Climate-Aligned Finance, she will be interviewed by the author of ASR's Green Thematics reports, Richard Mylles, about three key questions facing investors coming to terms with ESG impacts in their portfolios

Absolute Connect Webinar - 
Highlights from ASR’s latest Asset Allocation Survey 

18th June 2021

In this “Absolute Connect” webinar, ASR’s Co-founder David Bowers and Quant Strategist, Charles Cara will run through the key takeaways from ASR’s latest quarterly Asset Allocation Survey, which maps how investors see the outlook for financial markets over the next 12 months. We will flag the highest convictions, the anomalies and the contradictions. We will also dig deep into the panel and explore the fault lines in how institutional investors see the world.  

Absolute Connect Webinar - 
Asset Allocation: Funky Correlations & Missing Links

11th June 2021

In this “Absolute Connect” webinar, David will introduce our new regular Asset Allocation product which will showcase some of the ‘macro to market’ relationships that inform our Asset Allocation process. Some building blocks are topical: this month we have focussed on the correlation between stock and bond returns and whether the current inflation scare is enough to cause it to change. Other building blocks feature some of the ‘cross-asset cross-checks’ we use to monitor and confirm our views. 

Absolute Connect Webinar - Economics Focus: 
An update of our economic outlook 

4th June 2021

In this "Absolute Connect" Webinar, ASR's Economics team will briefly run through what they see as being the key economic themes for investors over the next quarter and beyond.

Absolute Connect Webinar - 
Value more than a trade on rising bond yields 

28th May 2021

In this "Absolute Connect" Webinar, ASR's Head of Quantitative Strategy, Charles Cara, will discuss the weak reaction to strong earnings season and how going forward pricing power will be key. He will also talk on US tax reform and how his factor analyses that suggests Value’s outperformance will be sustained by cheap valuations, strong earnings and improving momentum.

Absolute Connect Webinar - 
The Impact of Chinese Credit Tightening

Friday 21st May 2021

Time:

3:00pm BST,
10:00am EDT,
4:00pm CEST.

In this "Absolute Connect" Webinar, ASR's Emerging Market Economist, Adam Wolfe will discuss the drivers behind the decline of China’s credit impulse and how that is likely to impact its economy over the next year.

Absolute Connect Webinar -  Sentiment & Technicals Focus

14th May 2021

In this "Absolute Connect" Webinar, ASR's Head of Technical Strategy, David McBain, will take 20 minutes to discuss recent market moves and key technical and sentiment reversal signals. 

Absolute Connect Webinar -  
Investment Strategy & Asset Allocation Focus

7th May 2021

In this "Absolute Connect" Webinar, ASR Co-Founders Ian Harnett & David Bowers will spend 20 minutes discussing their Investment Strategy & Asset Allocation views for global asset classes further to publishing their quarterly Asset Allocation update this week. After which there will be the opportunity for Q&A.

Absolute Connect Webinar -  
Multi-Asset Focus: Views and Trade Ideas

30th April 2021

In this "Absolute Connect" Webinar, ASR's Head of Multi-Asset Strategy, Chris Turner and Head of Fixed Income, Stefano Di Domizio will take 20 minutes to discuss their current Multi-Asset themes and trade recommendations as US inflation expectations hit 8-year highs.

Absolute Connect Webinar -  German Politics Focus

23rd April 2021

"How the Green Party could dominate this September's General Election" with Heinz Schulte, ASR's German Political Consultant, and ASR's Co-founder David Bowers.
In this "Absolute Connect" Webinar, David & Heinz will explore what this could mean for this September's German elections - including the very real possibility that the next German government could be led by the Green Party - as well as some possible implications for investors.

Absolute Connect Webinar -  Alternative Assets Focus

9th April 2021

In this "Absolute Connect" Webinar, ASR's Alternatives and Asset Allocation Strategist, Zahra Ward-Murphy will spend 20-25 minutes speaking on the ASR Alternatives view with a focus on the outlook for commodities.

Absolute Connect Webinar -  
Q1 2021 Asset Allocation Survey Results

19th March 2021

In this "Absolute Connect" Webinar, ASR's Co-Founder, David Bowers & Quant Strategist, Charles Cara will discuss the results of ASR's latest Asset-Allocation Survey. The quarterly Survey (now in its seventh year) explores how over 200 global CIOs, Asset Allocators, and Multi-Asset Strategists view the prospects for financial markets over the next 12 months. One year on from the outbreak of CoVID 19, after a year of unprecedented market moves, fiscal easing and events we are (hopefully) only likely to see once in our lifetimes this survey will be particularly poignant. 

Absolute Connect Webinar -  Fixed-Income Focus

12th March 2021

In this "Absolute Exchange" Webinar, ASR’s Head of Fixed Income Strategy, Stefano Di Domizio will take 20-25 minutes to discuss fixed-income market strategy and investing ideas following the recent bond market sell-off.

Absolute Connect Webinar - 
Equity Markets from a Quant Perspective 

5th March 2021

In this “Absolute Connect” webinar, ASR’s Quant Strategist, Charles Cara, will take 20-25 minutes to discuss how the dispersion and correlations in the equity market have changed this year as companies have returned to earnings growth and surprised consensus.

Absolute Exchange Webinar -
Will Biden’s administration be transformative? 

4th March 2021

In this "Absolute Exchange" Webinar, US political risk specialist and former member of the Obama administration Kim Wallace is once again being interviewed by ASR's Political Analyst Richard Mylles. 

Absolute Connect Webinar -
COVID - Catalyst for Regime Change

26th February 2021

In this “Absolute Connect” webinar, ASR’s Co-founder, David Bowers and ASR’s Head of Thematics, Michael Hessel will take 20-25 minutes to discuss ASR’s views on some of the structural changes that have been brought on by the COVID pandemic and their potential impact on financial markets.

Absolute Connect Webinar - Sentiment & Multi-Asset Focus

19th February 2021

In this “Absolute Connect” webinar, ASR’s Head of Technical Strategy, David McBain and Head of Multi-Asset Strategy, Chris Turner,  will take 20-25 minutes to discuss ASR's proprietary SBIs (Sentiment Barometer Indicators) and a Tactical Trading framework we have developed that uses SBIs and Options Skew to exploit dislocations in investor sentiment and positioning.

Absolute Connect Webinar - Economics Data Focus

12th February 2021

In this “Absolute Connect” webinar, Ben Blanchard & Anthony Abrahamian will take 20-25 minutes to discuss the recent surge in shipping costs from China, and how our logistics dataset can help track the story.

Absolute Exchange Webinar - The Great Demographic Reversal

11th February 2021

In this “Absolute Exchange” webinar, Professor Charles Goodhart and Dr Manoj Pradhan will talk to their book ‘The Great Demographic Reversal’. The book proposes that the underlying forces of demography and globalisation will shortly reverse three multi-decade global trends - it will raise inflation and interest rates, but lead to a pullback in inequality.  
This thesis should be of interest to anyone with an interest in macro strategy and strategic asset allocation.
Moderators: Dominic White (ASR's Chief Economist) and David Bowers (ASR's Head of Research)

Absolute Exchange Webinar - Bitcoin & Digital Assets:
"What Institutional Investors Need to Know" with Guest Speaker, Doug Schwenk, Chairman & CEO of Digital Asset Research 

3rd February 2021

In this “Absolute Exchange” webinar, Doug will provide an introduction to Bitcoin and other Digital Assets, looking at the how they operate.  He will discuss how the infrastructure has changed recently and examine the issues that might affect institutional investors in these assets.  After an introductory presentation there will be the usual opportunity for Q&A

Absolute Connect Webinar -
Emerging Markets Default Risk Focus

5th February 2021

In this “Absolute Connect” webinar, Adam will take 20-25 minutes to discuss our new EM Default Risk Index of 79 EM countries which suggests that hard-currency bond spreads for lower rated EMs may be underestimating default risk.

Absolute Connect Webinar - Asset Allocation Focus

Friday 29th January

Time:

3:00pm GMT,
10:00am EDT,
4:00pm CEST.

In this “Absolute Connect” webinar, Ian Harnett, ASR's Chief Investment Strategist, will take 20-25 minutes to discuss the updates in our Asset Allocation Quarterly.

Absolute Connect Webinar -
Factor Investing Focus - ASR’s 5 pillar framework

22nd January 2021

In this “Absolute Connect” webinar, Charles Cara will take 20-25 minutes to discuss how ASR’s 5 pillar framework can be applied to equity factors.  While factors are often promoted as strategies to hold for the long run, recent performance has shown the need to take a more tactical approach.  ASR’s 5 pillars provide a framework to understand the impact of the macro cycle, earnings, valuations, risk and momentum on the main equity factors.

Absolute Connect Webinar -Why the CDU Leadership Outcome is Critical for Germany's Election in September

18th January 2021

We are delighted to invite you to an Absolute Connect Webinar Event which will feature ASR’s German Political Consultant, Heinz Schulte discussing ‘Why the CDU Leadership Outcome is Critical for Germany's Election in September’ on Monday 18th January.

Absolute Connect Webinar - 
Multi-Asset Themes & Trades for 2021

15th January 2021

In this “Absolute Connect” webinar, Chris Turner (Head of Multi-Asset Strategy)  and Stefano DiDomizio (Head of Fixed-Income Strategy) will take 20-25 minutes to discuss ASR’s Multi Asset Themes and Trade ideas for 2021.

Absolute Exchange Webinar -
What Joe Biden's Presidency could mean for investors

13th January 2021

This “Absolute Exchange” webinar will feature US political risk specialist and former member of the Obama administration Kim Wallace being interviewed by ASR's Political Analyst Richard Mylles. 

Absolute Connect Webinar - The Alternative Year Ahead

18th December 2020

In this “Absolute Connect” webinar, ASR Chief Economist Dominic White & the Economics team will discuss the alternative scenarios to our central view for the coming year and where we could be challenged in 2021!

Absolute Connect Webinar -

Q4 2020 Asset Allocation Survey Results

11th December 2020

In this “Absolute Connect” webinar, Head of Research David Bowers & Head of Quant Strategy Charles Cara will discuss the results of ASR's latest Asset-Allocation Survey. The quarterly Survey (now in its seventh year) explores how over 200 global CIOs, Asset Allocators, and Multi-Asset Strategists view the prospects for financial markets over the next 12 months. 

Absolute Connect Webinar - Equity Strategy in Focus

4th December 2020

In this “Absolute Connect” webinar, Ian Harnett, ASR's co-founder and Chief Investment Strategist, will discuss some of the key ‘controversies’ facing Equity investors in 2021 and explore how our economic outlook resolves some of those questions. This webinar will also discuss the new ASR Sector and Regional Equity allocations that will be published the day before (Thursday 3rd).

Absolute Connect Webinar - Economics
China 2035: Xi’s growth gambit

27th November 2020

In this “Absolute Connect” webinar, Adam Wolfe, ASR's Emerging Markets Economist, will discuss China’s new Economic plan which aims to double GDP by 2035 and the challenges this plan might face.

Absolute Connect Webinar - Asset Allocation
Challenges to Asset Allocation from rising bond yields
and low credit spreads

20th November 2020

In this “Absolute Connect” webinar, hosted by ASR's Asset Allocation Strategist, Jonathon Griggs & Head of Multi-Asset Strategy, Chris Turner will discuss current ASR Asset Allocation views and the challenges that rising bond yields could pose to these.

Absolute Connect Webinar - Investment Strategy
Strategy Impact of the Vaccine White Swan

13th November 2020

ASR's Co-Founders Ian Harnett & David Bowers discuss the ‘Vaccine White Swan’ - how this can drive market volatility, the rotation out of US Tech towards Eurozone Value and why the recent moves fit our ‘regime change’ model.

Absolute Connect Webinar - Economics
5 ways Covid-19 has changed the world

6th November 2020

In this “Absolute Connect” webinar, Dominic White, ASR's Chief Economist, and his team will discuss the profound, lasting impact the pandemic will have on how the global economy behaves, focussing on 5 key changes that have already taken place.

Absolute Connect Webinar - Technical Strategy
How are markets positioned heading into the US Election?

30th October 2020

In this “Absolute Connect” webinar, David McBain reviews the technicals and sentiment profile of markets ahead of US Election week, highlighting underlying tension in equities versus bonds and the important interplay between bonds, FX and industrial commodities.

Absolute Connect Webinar - Key Questions on the US Election

23rd  October 2020

In this “Absolute Connect” webinar, Richard Mylles, ASR's Political Analyst, will take 20-25 minutes to discuss in more detail key issues within the 20 key questions from his top down analysis of the forthcoming US election.

Absolute Connect Webinar - 10 Toughest Strategy Questions

16th  October 2020

In this “Absolute Connect” webinar, Ian Harnett, ASR's Chief Investment Strategist, will take 20-25 minutes to answer to the 10 toughest questions that clients posed to David and Ian during their recent meetings where they spoke with over 100 global investors based in the UK, Europe, the US, Asia & Australasia. 

Absolute Connect Webinar - The End of the Buyback?

9th October 2020

In this “Absolute Connect” webinar, ASR's Head of Quant Strategy, Charles Cara, will take 20-25 minutes to discuss the outlook for Buybacks which were cut by 50% in Q2, and the impact this might have on the market.

Absolute Connect Webinar - What's China's Plan?

2nd October 2020

In this “Absolute Connect” webinar, ASR's Emerging Markets Economist, Adam Wolfe, gives an update on China ahead of the Communist Party’s Plenum that kicks off October 26, where the top leaders will sign off on the next Five-year plan.

Adam talks in detail on his recent China's dual circulation strategy note and where the economy is headed.

Absolute Exchange Webinar - with Ludovic Phalippou

30th  September 2020

In this Absolute Exchange, Ludovic Phalippou, Professor of Financial Economics at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, will lead a discussion on private equity, ‘Does private equity offer superior returns’, and at what cost?’’

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