Huayin Liu

Articles from Huayin Liu

  • RISK VS UNCERTAINTY - MEMORABLE MOMENTS OF 2013 IN 10 CHARTS

    At a recent conference, a speaker talked about the difference between risk and uncertainty. The two related, yet very distinctive, concepts are often used interchangeably. So what’s the difference? While risk can be quantified, uncertainty cannot. People spend immense time and effort trying to understand and quantify different types of risks; however, we are still facing (and will always face) the uncertainties inherent in the world around us. To some, uncertainties can be fearful and worrisome. To others, uncertainties can mean opportunities and hope. Thinking about this idea cause ... ..read more
  • VALUE IN HIGH YIELD ASSET CLASS

    High yield debt has enjoyed a nice rally during 2012, as have many other risky assets. Articles and press coverage have addressed the asset class’s future as a result; is this the new way to capture high risk but high reward returns? At Redington, we always look at risk-adjusted returns (or bang for your risk buck) and it seems that, while this asset class could offer some interesting opportunities for pension funds, the potential downside inherent in it at present could be a showstopper.   Since the credit crisis, the high yield asset class has been traded on an absolute yie ... ..read more

Huayin achieved a First Class Honours degree in Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics from Heriot-Watt University. 
 
Huayin is enthusiastic about badminton and has played for over ten years.