01 December 2020
At face value, November 9 looked like a rotation between momentum and value factors. Long/short momentum and value equity premia made headlines in the financial press, with daily returns that represented more than 10 times their historical daily standard deviations. However, while some equity value bank indexes have rebounded, others have seen only a small rebound or none at all. Was the hoped-for rebound in the value investment just an illusion? Our analysis suggests it was, at least in part.