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Why We Maintain a Balanced Approach to Stock Selection Amid Interest Rate Volatility

CIO, Active Quantitative Equity

  • Interest rates have been a major macroeconomic driver of equity returns since mid-February – but the path of macro drivers is difficult to predict.
  • In Active Quantitative Equity (AQE), our stock selection preferences are not particularly biased toward or against stocks with extreme interest rate sensitivity, because we rely on a diverse set of bottom-up inputs to evaluate stocks.