Using alternative data in FX - insights and best practice

Tuesday 13 April 2021 | 17:00 - 18:00 | Webinar

Alternative Data has found multiple applications across investment management, including the FX space. In this session, brought to you by CFA UK's Foreign Exchange and Alternative Data special interest groups, they will be talking with Saeed Amen, systematic trader, founder of Cuemacro and co-author of The Book of Alternative Data.

Saeed will discuss, his view on the use of alternative data and his experiences using it for systematic FX strategies. In particular, the following topics will be addressed:

The evolution of the use of alternative data in research and investment management.
The Book of Alternative Data – overview and highlights.
Construction of investment strategies with alternative data on FX.
ADSIG and FXSIG would like to thank Saeed for joining them on this session.

Where recordings are made, these are a member benefit that are accessed through the member-only platform, CFA UK Discover.


Registration: 16:55

Event: 17:00 - 18:00

CPD points: 1.00


Saeed Amen, Founder, Cuemacro

Saeed Amen is the Founder of Cuemacro. Over the past fifteen years, Saeed has developed systematic trading strategies at major investment banks including Lehman Brothers and Nomura. He is also the author of Trading Thalesians: What the ancient world can teach us about trading today and is the coauthor of The Book of Alternative Data

Through Cuemacro, he now consults and publishes research for clients in the area of systematic trading. He has developed many Python libraries including finmarketpy and tcapy for transaction cost analysis. His clients have included major quant funds and data companies such as Bloomberg.

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