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Articles by Asim Javed, Alpha Beta Partners

Asim Javed, Alpha Beta Partners

Asim is a highly qualified Senior Investment Manager and Risk Manager. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder and a Chartered Accountant with over ten years investment management and portfolio oversight experience.

Building enduring client relationships through professional risk management

By Asim Javed, Alpha Beta Partners

Embark Adviser newsletter

Bull markets breed investor complacency. Comforted by market euphoria, investment managers and financial advisers often forget lessons learned from previous downturns and high-risk trades tend to become more commonplace.

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Investment update: September 2020

By Asim Javed, Alpha Beta Partners

Embark Adviser newsletter

For the first time in history, the annual Jackson Hole economic meeting was a virtual affair. Jerome Powell, Federal Reserve Chairman took this opportunity to set out a new policy framework. We discuss the implications of this change and our views in this update.

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2020: a summer update

By Asim Javed, Alpha Beta Partners

COVID-19, Embark Adviser newsletter

The spring and early summer 2020 has been a period of superlatives in investment markets. Covid-19 has brought in its wake the fastest global falls in stock market history and one of the fastest rebounds in equity values – thanks to central bank activity.

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A Manager’s quarterly review of 2020

By Asim Javed, Alpha Beta Partners

Embark Adviser newsletter

Quarter two began with the financial markets in distress, triggered by the economic implications of Coronavirus. Equities and commodities were registering extreme volatility readings not seen since the 2008 Global Financial Crisis. Looking ahead, are the consequences far from over?

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Coronavirus update: which scenario should we be preparing for?

By Asim Javed, Alpha Beta Partners

COVID-19, Embark Adviser newsletter

From the lows recorded a month or so ago, equity markets and most notably the US market, have made a strong recovery, despite there being no immediate sign of a vaccine to combat Covid-19. A banking crisis has been so far avoided and market reassurances given, so what should we be preparing ourselves for?

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"Coronavirus" COVID-19 - putting recent market falls into context

By Asim Javed, Alpha Beta Partners

COVID-19, Embark Adviser newsletter

Two weeks ago, the S&P 500 Index fell 11.4% in a single week. What is the precedent for a move of this magnitude?

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