Anthony Seymour

University of Cape Town (UCT)

Private Bag X3

Rondebosch, Western Cape 7701

South Africa

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Factor Investing in South Africa

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2016
Emlyn Flint, Anthony Seymour and Florence Chikurunhe
Peresec, University of Cape Town (UCT) and Peregrine Securities
Downloads 862 (53,045)
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risk factors, factor investing, factor modelling, risk attribution, style analysis, multi-factor portfolios, portfolio construction

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Thinking About Theta: An Analysis of Time Decay, Early Unwind and Closeout Feedback Effects

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Apr 2017
Anthony Seymour, Florence Chikurunhe and Emlyn Flint
University of Cape Town (UCT), Peregrine Securities and Peresec
Downloads 686 (71,715)
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option theta, time decay, early unwind, option-expiry effects, option returns

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Regime-Based Tactical Allocation for Equity Factors and Balanced Portfolios

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Jul 2017
Emlyn Flint, Florence Chikurunhe and Anthony Seymour
Peresec, Peregrine Securities and University of Cape Town (UCT)
Downloads 594 (85,932)
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Regime-switching models, tactical asset allocation, equity factors, balanced portfolios, market timing

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The Information Hidden in Derivatives Markets

Peregrine Securities, 2016
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 10 May 2016
Emlyn Flint, Anthony Seymour and Florence Chikurunhe
Peresec, University of Cape Town (UCT) and Peregrine Securities
Downloads 317 (178,375)

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option-implied distributions, Ross recovery theorem, SVI model, tikhonov regularization, implied information

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The Cost of a Free Lunch: Dabbling in Diversification

Peregrine Securities, 2015
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2016
Emlyn Flint, Florence Chikurunhe and Anthony Seymour
Peresec, Peregrine Securities and University of Cape Town (UCT)
Downloads 232 (244,623)
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Diversification, concentration, risk measures, regime-dependent, portfolio optimisation

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Currency Hedging for Global Equity Portfolios: Historical Performance

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Dec 2017
Anthony Seymour, Florence Chikurunhe and Emlyn Flint
University of Cape Town (UCT), Peregrine Securities and Peresec
Downloads 196 (286,048)
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currency hedging, portfolio optimization with derivatives, risk management, dynamic trading strategy

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Dynamic Portfolio Management Strategies: A Framework for Historical Analysis

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Jul 2018
Anthony Seymour, Emlyn Flint and Florence Chikurunhe
University of Cape Town (UCT), Peresec and Peregrine Securities
Downloads 177 (313,256)

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Dynamic trading strategies, backtesting, call options, asset allocation, factor investing

8.

In Search of the Perfect Hedge Underlying

Peregrine Securities, 2015
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 17 May 2016
Emlyn Flint, Anthony Seymour and Florence Chikurunhe
Peresec, University of Cape Town (UCT) and Peregrine Securities
Downloads 177 (313,256)
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hedging error, return decomposition, risk decomposition, mixed integer quadratic programming, basket option pricing, long/short basket options

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Defining Activeness: Active Share, Risk Share & Factor Share

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2018
Emlyn Flint, Anthony Seymour and Florence Chikurunhe
Peresec, University of Cape Town (UCT) and Peregrine Securities
Downloads 175 (316,568)

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active share, risk share, factor share, active management, risk decomposition, risk attribution, factor portfolios, returns based style analysis

10.

Historical Analysis of Exotic Options: A General Framework

Peregrine Securities, 2013
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2016
Anthony Seymour, Florence Chikurunhe and Emlyn Flint
University of Cape Town (UCT), Peregrine Securities and Peresec
Downloads 172 (322,979)

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exotic option pricing, derivative portfolio backtesting

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Adapting to Market Regimes with Timed Hedging

Peregrine Securities, 2014
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2016
Emlyn Flint, Anthony Seymour and Florence Chikurunhe
Peresec, University of Cape Town (UCT) and Peregrine Securities
Downloads 145 (370,761)
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Hedge timing, moving averages, momentum, implied volatility, turbulence index

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Full-Scale Optimization: A Flexible Framework for Hedge Design

Peregrine Securities, 2014
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Apr 2016
Anthony Seymour, Florence Chikurunhe and Emlyn Flint
University of Cape Town (UCT), Peregrine Securities and Peresec
Downloads 143 (374,786)

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full scale optimization, hedge design, portfolio construction

13.

Hedge Design: A Systematic Approach

Pelegrine Securities, 2012
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Apr 2016
Anthony Seymour, Florence Chikurunhe and Emlyn Flint
University of Cape Town (UCT), Peregrine Securities and Peresec
Downloads 131 (401,471)
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Hedge design, derivative hedge optimisation

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Currency Hedge Design: Accounting for Uncertain Correlation and Volatility

Peregrine Securities, 2015
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Apr 2016
Anthony Seymour, Florence Chikurunhe and Emlyn Flint
University of Cape Town (UCT), Peregrine Securities and Peresec
Downloads 112 (451,592)
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currency hedging, dynamic conditional correlation, DCC model, portfolio hedging, portfolio optimization

15.

Single Stock and Custom Basket Options in Fund Management

Peregrine Securities, 2014
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Apr 2016
Anthony Seymour, Emlyn Flint and Florence Chikurunhe
University of Cape Town (UCT), Peresec and Peregrine Securities
Downloads 106 (469,963)
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implied volatility calibration, single stock option pricing, basket option pricing, portfolio hedging

16.

Estimation with Flexible Probabilities: Identifying Rand Hedges, Finding Diversifiers, Enhancing Style Analysis

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2019
Emlyn Flint, Anthony Seymour and Florence Chikurunhe
Peresec, University of Cape Town (UCT) and Peregrine Securities
Downloads 100 (489,424)

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flexible probabilities, state-weighted estimation, currency exposure, diversification, style analysis

17.

Reduction of Interim Risk Through Options: An Analysis of Maximum Drawdown

Peregrine Securities, 2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2016
Anthony Seymour, Florence Chikurunhe and Emlyn Flint
University of Cape Town (UCT), Peregrine Securities and Peresec
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Interim risk, maximum drawdown, option hedging

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(Un)Modelling the Volatility Surface: Valuing South African Volatility Surfaces Via Risk-Neutral Historic Return Distributions

Peregrine Securities, 2012
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Apr 2016
Emlyn Flint, Florence Chikurunhe and Anthony Seymour
Peresec, Peregrine Securities and University of Cape Town (UCT)
Downloads 94 (509,752)
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Nonparametric option price, Risk-neutral historical distributions, Canonical valuation

19.

Currency Options for Fund Managers

Peregrine Securities, 2016
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Apr 2016
Anthony Seymour, Florence Chikurunhe and Emlyn Flint
University of Cape Town (UCT), Peregrine Securities and Peresec
Downloads 89 (527,611)

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Currency options, risk management, portfolio construction

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A Coupling of Extreme-Value Theory and Volatility Updating with Value-at-Risk Estimation in Emerging Markets: A South African Test

Multinational Finance Journal, Vol. 7, No. 1/2, p. 3-23, 2003
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Jul 2015
Anthony Seymour and Daniel A. Polakow
University of Cape Town (UCT) and Stellenbosch University - Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science
Downloads 86 (538,847)

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backtesting; extreme value theory; GARCH, historical simulation; RiskMetrics; value-at-risk

21.

Trends in the South African Hedging Space Part I: Derivatives Market Trade Numbers & Equity Index Concentration

Peregrine Securitites, 2013
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Apr 2016
Emlyn Flint, Anthony Seymour and Florence Chikurunhe
Peresec, University of Cape Town (UCT) and Peregrine Securities
Downloads 68 (616,052)

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Derivatives market statistics, index concentration

22.

Currency Management for Offshore Investing

Peregrine Securities, 2015
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Apr 2016
Anthony Seymour, Florence Chikurunhe and Emlyn Flint
University of Cape Town (UCT), Peregrine Securities and Peresec
Downloads 64 (635,840)
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Curency hedging, offshore investing, portfolio optimisation

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A Guide to South African Volatility: Understanding, Modelling, Investing & Hedging

Peregrine Securities, 2014
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2016
Emlyn Flint, Florence Chikurunhe and Anthony Seymour
Peresec, Peregrine Securities and University of Cape Town (UCT)
Downloads 63 (640,839)

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implied volatility modelling, volatility dynamics, option return decomposition, variance swap pricing, volatility trading

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Trends in the South African Hedging Space Part II: Measuring Risk and Finding Return

Peregrine Securities 2013
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Apr 2016
Emlyn Flint, Anthony Seymour and Florence Chikurunhe
Peresec, University of Cape Town (UCT) and Peregrine Securities
Downloads 49 (720,572)
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risk factor modelling, best-subsets regression, exceedence correlation, conditional correlation, cross-sectional volatility