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About Steven


+7 year(s) experience

Steven Xinlei Shen, Manager of  Quantitative Strategies, EPFR, headshot
Steven specializes in fund flow quantitative strategy development, new data product development, maintenance of all asset allocation strategies and fund flow product and research consultation.
He joined EPFR’s quantitative research team as an Analyst in 2013. In his role as a manager of quantitative strategies, he focuses on global/regional macro strategy, fixed income strategy, fund level strategy, premium daily strategy and stock flow strategy. He also covers new data product development, maintenance of all asset allocation strategies kept by the firm, and consultation to prospects and clients to leverage fund flow data into the research framework.

Previously based in Shanghai, China, Steven maintained all global asset allocation strategies as well as developed Asia dedicated country and sector strategies. He was one of the guest speakers at Fund Forum Asia 2015.

Analyst Articles

Articles by Steven

  • EPFR

    Quants Corner - Knowing when to jump: risk management in extraordinary times - Crossing to safety in extraordinary market conditions

    What had been a relatively measured response to the coronavirus outbreak that started in China around the New Year became an increasingly disorderly stampede for the exits in late February. As COVID-19 spread across the globe, US stock market took a series of hits culminating in a 7% drop on March 6 that triggered the so-called “circuit breaker” – suspension of trading – for only the third time since its adoption.  

    Topic industry-news

  • EPFR

    Quants Corner

    Sino-US trade tensions and slower growth in the world’s second largest economy have dominated the headlines for much of this year. But, behind the sound and fury, many mutual fund managers have – with varying degrees of enthusiasm – been increasing their fund’s exposure to China.

    Topic industry-news