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Derivatives white papers

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Risk Library provides derivatives white papers which consider current issues and thinking, market conditions and how derivatives can be used to their best effect.

In Business, a derivative is a form of contract where its value is derived from the value of underlying assets. Derivatives can be used to both hedge risk and for speculation. The most common types of derivatives are futures, options, forwards and swaps.

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Bringing Real-time Risk into the Decision-making Process

Company: Numerix LLC

This whitepaper explores how using integrated analysis tools with drill down and real-time capabilities is essential for effective decision-making in today’s complex derivatives trading arena. It discusses how integrating risk, collateral and capital costs into the front office opens the gateway for VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Structured Products | Published: 18 November 2015 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 10

Free webinar: Fundamentally challenging – how banks are getting to grips with the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book.

Company: IBM Business Analytics

With regulators rushing to complete their overhaul of trading book rules by year-end – and a recently launched impact study the last chance to assess and amend the framework – the industry is taking a closer look at the current proposals. Many banks are worried by what they see. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Operational Risk | Published: 27 October 2015 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 2

Greek Crisis 2015: Stress Testing Scenarios for Asset Management Portfolios

Company: Axioma

In this paper, we explore the history of the latest Greek crisis, review approaches taken by market practitioners to stress testing, and outline potential scenarios that portfolio managers may wish to examine. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Credit Risk | Published: 29 September 2015 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 15

Negative Rates: The Challenge and the Opportunity

Company: Numerix LLC

Negative interest rates have recently become a critically important issue in finance, as they impact some of the most basic calculations and procedures used by the financial community. Two prominent examples are the quotation of option volatilities and volatility smile interpolation models. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Derivatives | Published: 03 September 2015 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 3

Exclusive keynote speaker and panellist video content from the Inaugural RiskHedge New York Conference

Company: Risk.net

Risk and Hedge Funds Review are delighted to provide you with exclusive keynote speaker and panellist video content from the Inaugural RiskHedge New York Conference – the 1st event for leading thinkers of risk and portfolio management with in Hedge Fund and Asset Management industry. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Asset Liability Management | Published: 19 August 2015 | Type: Video

Equity Market Pulse, Issue 4 - Q2 2015

Company: S&P Capital IQ

This white paper - driven by proprietary data and analytics - provides insights into the global equity market fundamentals and performance. Spanning developed and emerging markets in the Americas, Europe, and Asia, it provides perspective on fundamentals, valuations and investment strategy VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Private Equity | Published: 14 July 2015 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 6

Navigating the Murky Waters of Initial Margin for OTC Derivatives

Company: Numerix LLC

This white paper looks at a breakdown of the different regulations for non-centrally cleared trades, how the new IM requirements affect the OTC derivative markets participants, IM based methodologies, the potential issues of the new sanctions and how to manage the ambiguities around IM. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Credit Risk | Published: 02 July 2015 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 5

Evaluating the Operational and Market Risks for Complex Energy Portfolios and New Energy Investments Optimisation

Company: Energy Exemplar

Evaluating the Operational and Market Risks for Complex Energy Portfolios and New Energy Investments Optimisation in Europe employing the Power of Hybrid Integrated Modelling. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Commodities | Published: 21 May 2015 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 3

Risk management in exotic derivatives trading : Lessons from the recent past

Company: Chappuis Halder

This white paper presents a particular occurrence of this issue on the interest rate market, extends it to commodities, and details some risk management techniques that could have been used in order to avoid losses. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Commodity Derivatives | Published: 18 May 2015 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 3

The Free Boundary SABR: Natural Extension to Negative Rates

Company: Numerix LLC

This white paper describes one such extension of the widely used SABR model. We stress that our solution is more natural and attractive than the shifted SABR. An exact formula is derived for the option prices in the case of zero correlation between the rate and its volatility. For nonzero VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Interest Rate Derivatives | Published: 28 April 2015 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 3

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