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In this webinar, Ankit Pande, CFA, fund manager at the Quant Mutual Fund, will provide an overview of the various tools that quant employs in its macro-led investing framework. The Quant Mutual Fund has been managing money using its proprietary VLRT framework with great success since its inception and has become the fastest-growing mutual fund in the country, managing assets worth more than $1 billion in its equity and debt schemes.


Pande will share his methodology for macro investing with a view toward making the approach to macro investing practical and adoptable for all—even for those managing personal finances.


Learnings outcomes:

  • Learn why macro investing is crucial in today's times.
  • Gain an understanding of Quant's macro investing methodology.
  • Participate in a preliminary discussion on business cycles and precious metals.

This is the archived version of a live webinar that took place on 26 May 2022

About the Speaker(s)

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Ankit Pande CFA

Ankit Pande, CFA, has more than a decade's experience in the Indian equity market. Pande began his career in core banking software with Infosys. As an equity analyst, he won the 2014 Thomson Reuters StarMine Analysts award for top Industry Stock Picker in the information technology sector. He has worked with institutional investors across APAC in a business development role and has also ventured into seed stage fund raising activities in Hong Kong SAR. Pande holds a bachelor’s degree of engineering (electronics and telecommunications) from the University of Pune and has completed his master’s in business administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Pande was placed on the Dean’s List for outstanding academic performance and inducted into the global Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) Honour Society as a lifetime member. Pande is passionate about macroeconomic analysis and the Austrian business cycle theory. He loves challenging the status quo with critical thinking. He received his CFA® charter in 2015.

Shreenivas Kunte
Shreenivas Kunte CFA, CIPM

Director, Professional Learning and Advocacy, CFA Institute
Shreenivas Kunte is a director of continuing education and advocacy at CFA Institute. In this role, he contributes to thought leadership in the investment management profession. He writes on investing topics in leading publications and represents CFA Institute at conferences and forums. Shreenivas serves as an external research scholar at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. Previously, he worked as the country trading strategist for Citi in Tokyo, Japan. He holds a degree in computer engineering from the University of Mumbai.