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Risk Management CFA China Seminar on “Diversification Matters…but not for Downside Risk Control” 24 November, 2010 - Shanghai, China
The global financial crisis has shifted investors’ attention to risk. This seminar, organised by CFA China, will draw a distinction between diversification, hedging, and insurance, addressing their roles in risk management, and examining their relevance to controlling downside risk.

The discussion will focus on how the three techniques can be combined in a unified approach to provide downside risk control without limiting the upside potential of the portfolio. It aims to demonstrate that diversification, hedging, and insurance are complementary, rather than competing, techniques for risk management.

Programme
  • 6.30 pm
    Registration

  • 7.00 pm
    "Diversification Matters...but not for Downside Risk Control"
    Stoyan Stoyanov, Head of Research, EDHEC Risk Institute—Asia

  • 8.00 pm
    Q&A Session

  • 8.30 pm
    Networking

  • 9.30 pm
    End
About the speaker

Stoyan Stoyanov is Professor of Finance at EDHEC Business School and Head of Research at Singapore-based EDHEC Risk Institute–Asia. He has nearly 10 years of experience in the field of risk and investment management. Before joining EDHEC-Risk Institute in 2010, he worked for over six years as Head of Quantitative Research for FinAnalytica, a financial technology firm. Previously, he worked for three years as a quantitative research engineer at the Bravo Risk Management Group, later acquired by FinAnalytica. Over his professional career, Professor Stoyanov has designed and implemented investment and risk management models for financial institutions, co-developed a patented system for portfolio optimisation in the presence of non-normality, and led a team of engineers designing and planning the implementation of advanced models for major financial institutions. In synergy with his work in the industry, he has acquired advanced academic qualifications and published extensively. His research focuses on probability theory, extreme risk modelling, and optimal portfolio theory. He has published nearly thirty articles in academic journals, contributed to many professional handbooks, and co-authored two books on financial risk assessment and portfolio optimisation. He holds a MSc in Applied Probability and Statistics from Sofia University (Bulgaria) and a PhD in Mathematical Finance from the University of Karlsruhe (Germany).
Event Details
  When   Between 24/11/2010 06:30 PM and 24/11/2010 09:30 PM
Where   Regus Business Center, 12/F, Shui-On Plaza, 333 Huai Hai Zhong Lu, Shanghai, China
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Contact Details
  Name   Lynn Lin
E-mail   info-sh@cfa-china.org.cn
Phone   +86 21 5116 7150
 
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