Ashwin Alankar, Ph.D.

Head of Global Asset Allocation | Portfolio Manager
Ashwin Alankar, Ph.D. | Janus Henderson Investors

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 co-manages the Adaptive Allocation strategy and co-managed the Diversified Alternatives strategy from 2016 until 2019. Prior to joining Janus in 2014, Dr. Alankar 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. Dr. Alankar’s experience also includes serving as a consultant in the financial litigation division of the Law and Economics Consulting Group from 2001 to 2002.

Dr. Alankar 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 18 years of financial industry experience.

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Tell Tail Signs: Don’t Bet on Recession or Disinflation

Tell Tail Signs: Don’t Bet on Recession or Disinflation

Each month, the Adaptive Multi-Asset Solutions Team provides an asset class outlook using options market prices to infer expected tail gains and tail losses.

Tell Tail Signs: Options Markets Still Sniffing Inflation

Tell Tail Signs: Options Markets Still Sniffing Inflation

Each month, the Adaptive Multi-Asset Solutions Team provides an asset class outlook using option market prices to infer expected tail gains and tail losses.

Tell Tail Signs: Options Markets Still Sniffing Inflation

Tell Tail Signs: Options Markets Still Sniffing Inflation

Each month, the Adaptive Multi-Asset Solutions Team provides an asset class outlook using option market prices to infer expected tail gains and tail losses.

Inflation Risks in a Distracted Market

Inflation Risks in a Distracted Market

As investors focus on the slowing global economy, options markets are warning of another risk that may be flying under the radar: inflation.

Tell Tail Signs: With the World Distracted, Options Markets Sniffing Signs of Inflation

Tell Tail Signs: With the World Distracted, Options Markets Sniffing Signs of Inflation

Each month, the Adaptive Multi-Asset Solutions Team provides an asset class outlook using option market prices to infer expected tail gains and tail losses.

Tell Tail Signs: Inflation Signals Holding Up

Tell Tail Signs: Inflation Signals Holding Up

Each month, the Adaptive Multi-Asset Solutions Team provides an asset class outlook using option market prices to infer expected tail gains and tail losses.

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Tell Tail Signs: Signs of Inflation Continue …

Each month, the Adaptive Multi-Asset Solutions Team provides an asset class outlook using option market prices to infer expected tail gains and tail losses.

Tell Tail Signs: Finally, Some Signs of Inflation …

Each month, the Adaptive Multi-Asset Solutions Team provides an asset class outlook using option market prices to infer expected tail gains and tail losses.

Tell Tail Signs: The Twilight of Accommodative Monetary Policy’s Efficacy

Tell Tail Signs: The Twilight of Accommodative Monetary Policy’s Efficacy

Each month, the Adaptive Multi-Asset Solutions Team provides an asset class outlook using option market prices to infer expected tail gains and tail losses.

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Tell Tail Signs: Any More Catalysts for Risk Assets?

Tell Tail Signs: Any More Catalysts for Risk Assets?

Each month, the Adaptive Multi-Asset Solutions Team provides an asset class outlook using option market prices to infer expected tail gains and tail losses.

Tell Tail Signs: Thank You, Fed – At Least For Now …

Tell Tail Signs: Thank You, Fed – At Least For Now …

Each month, the Adaptive Multi-Asset Solutions Team provides an asset class outlook using option market prices to infer expected tail gains and tail losses.

Tail Risk Report: Uncertainty on the Rise … Who Will Blink First – the Fed or the Market?

Tail Risk Report: Uncertainty on the Rise … Who Will Blink First – the Fed or the Market?

Each month, the Adaptive Multi-Asset Solutions Team provides an asset class outlook using option market prices to infer expected tail gains and tail losses.