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Home > The Lowdown on Strategic Beta

The Lowdown on Strategic Beta

Chandra Seethamraju, PH.D., Vice President, Director of Systematic Modeling, Franklin Templeton Solutions, provides the “lowdown” on strategic beta. In this video he covers:

  • The difference between regular and strategic (or smart) beta
  • Factors and why they are an important driver of performance
  • How strategic beta seeks to deliver strong risk-adjusted performance

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