Alejandro Saltiel joined WisdomTree as a Quantitative Research Analyst in May 2017. He is responsible for quantitative research on WisdomTree’s products and global equity markets. Prior to joining WisdomTree, Alejandro worked at HSBC Asset Management’s Mexico City office as Portfolio Manager for multi-asset mutual funds. He started his career working at a boutique hedge fund that specialized on trading options on sector-levered ETFs. Alejandro received his Master’s in Financial Engineering degree from Columbia University in 2017 and a Bachelor’s in Engineering degree from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) in 2010. He is a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
The belief that state-owned enterprises are safer investments than ex-state-owned companies because they have government backing is anything but certain. Alejandro Saltiel examines this debate through the lens of our ex-State-Owned Enterprises Indexes’ annual reconstitution.
Rarely have investors seen such large-scale dividend reductions as have happened in 2020. Against this backdrop, we discuss our enhanced composite risk scoring approach, which seeks to help investors tilt away from companies with lower profitability and weak price momentum.