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Quantitative Portfolio Strategy

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For over two decades, the Barclays Quantitative Portfolio Strategy (QPS) team has provided clients with quantitative insights into all aspects of the investment process across asset classes, including fixed income, equity, foreign exchange and hedge funds.

Senior members of our QPS team have decades of experience working together as a team for over 25 years, publishing:

  • QPS FICC since 1990
  • QPS Analytics since 2008
  • QPS Equity since 2012

Extensive analysis spanning major steps of the investment process

Graphic depicting four investment steps: Asset allocation, benchmark customisation, choice of investment style, risk budgeting

Our QPS team produces unique content that is:

  • Objective – no market views. Analysis is based on innovative empirical studies or models
  • Practical – relevant, implementable findings in response to questions from practitioners
  • Academically recognised – published in key industry journals (Journal of Portfolio Management, Journal of Fixed Income, Journal of Alternative Investments, Journal of Index Investing).

QPS also hosts Advisory Councils in New York and London. The Americas Advisory Council, held annually for the past 18 years, and the Europe Advisory Council, held annually for the past 14 years, provide a great opportunity for two-way dialogue with large institutional investors.

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Thematic insights

Read some of the latest highlights from Barclays’ Research analysts across Credit, Equity, Macro and Quantitative Portfolio Strategy.

Barclays Live

Barclays Live is our comprehensive, award-winning1 client portal delivering world-class, cross-asset content to our institutional clients. Offering a customizable and intuitive interface, this tool can be accessed from desktop, tablet or mobile devices.

Learn more about Barclays Live


1 Barclays Live has been consistently voted #1 for Web-Based Analytical Tools by Institutional Investor's annual All-America Fixed-Income Research survey since 2008.

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