An Active Approach to International Equities

Investors look to macro signals to guide them on when to trade into international markets. These signals can be challenging to read, and those looking for discounted valuations or prolonged strength in the USD to reverse have been disappointed so far. That said, escaping a trading lens and looking long-term reveals plenty of opportunities. Join the experts at BNY Mellon and VettaFi for a webcast that unpacks an actively managed, rules-based approach to international equities.

September 13, 2023
10am PT | 1pm ET
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  • The benefits of implementing a rules-based ETF strategy in the EAFE category into an active approach to portfolio management.
  • A look at the significance/value of active management especially when applied to international investing.
  • How adding international exposure to an existing portfolio can offer exposure to/around currencies, growth rates, interest rates, inflation rates, and geopolitical shifts.


Matt Camuso

ETF Strategist
BNY Mellon Investment Management

Tom Quinn

Client Investment Manager
Walter Scott & Partners Ltd

Paul Loudon

Investment Manager
Walter Scott & Partners Ltd

Lara Crigger


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