Ashwin Alankar, PhD
Ashwin Alankar is Head of Global Asset Allocation at Janus Henderson Investors. In this role, he is responsible for defining short- and long-term approaches to asset allocation. He also manages the Adaptive Allocation strategies and co-managed the Diversified Alternatives strategy from 2016 until 2019. Prior to joining Janus in 2014, Ashwin served from 2010 to 2014 as co-chief investment officer of quantitative investment strategies at AllianceBernstein. From 2003 to 2010, he was a partner and capital allocation committee member for Platinum Grove Asset Management. Ashwin’s experience also includes serving as a consultant in the financial litigation division of the Law and Economics Consulting Group from 2001 to 2002.
Ashwin earned a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering and mathematics and a master of science degree in chemical engineering, all from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He also holds a PhD in finance from the University of California – Berkeley, Haas School of Business. He has 22 years of financial industry experience.
Options prices signal stronger capital markets in 2023
In this video, Ash Alankar explains that signals imbedded in forward-looking options markets indicate easing inflation creating a favorable environment for global equities and bonds in 2023.
US midterm elections: Option markets foresee divided Congress
Assessing the potential outcomes of the upcoming U.S. midterm elections can play a useful role in identifying pockets of attractiveness in markets going forward.
2022 market scorecard: butterfly 1, invisible hand 0
This year’s chaotic market volatility is partly owed to investors reeling from the absence of diversification among asset classes.
Markets on inflation risks: What, me worry?
The market’s optimistic assessment that inflation can easily be tamed is likely misplaced.
Bullish inversion: a novel take on the flattening yield curve
Contrary to conventional wisdom, equities investors should interpret an inverted yield curve as a potentially positive development.