Derivatives

222 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.

RiskTech 100 2020 Winner: SAS

Traditionally driven by regulation, financial institutions’ approaches to risk management are becoming increasingly business-focused. Regulation may still drive the initial requirements for risk solutions, but institutions are now seeking to unlock the benefits of data gathered and to share that…

Data and analytics: Better decisions by the numbers

Financial institutions have massive repositories of data about their customers, leading some industry watchers to suggest that these troves of information may be their most valuable raw material, and perhaps their best defence against upstart competitors. But how well are banks and credit unions…