Derivatives

276 white papers and resources

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.

ESG strategies special report

This Risk.net special report sponsored by SAS features a series of articles that reflect on the latest initiatives for consistent standardised global frameworks for measuring ESG, consider the methodologies investors are using to make measurable progress for people and the planet, and discuss some…

SPIVA® institutional scorecard

In this white paper, we measure how well actively managed funds stack up against their index benchmarks over short- and long-term periods. We aim to enable the institutional community to judge managers’ true skill without the possible distortions that fees may create, and illustrate the…