275 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.
Decrypting crypto: explaining the market from an institutional perspective
A new whitepaper series takes an institutional perspective in examining the multiple dynamics of the cryptocurrency space. In part I explore the increasing range of crypto derivative products that are attracting more capital to the sector and learn how a growing, vested institutional interest in…
The XVA challenges energy traders face in a complicated and volatile market
As the energy sector has recently experienced extreme fluctuations in price and other dynamics due, in part, to pandemic-related and geopolitical effects, in this paper we take a look at some of the challenges energy traders face when seeking to apply XVAs to their derivatives transactions.
New Technology Is Redefining the Success of the Front Office
To learn and better understand how new technologies are changing the ways financial institutions operate, invest and trade, download this Q&A with Numerix’s Chief Product Officer, Satyam Kancharla, who discusses how firms, in their quest for increased performance, are rethinking trading…
Outrunning risk with cloud
Supercharged risks are running circles around banking risk models. Here’s how the cloud can keep you one step ahead.
Building Artificial Intelligence in Credit Risk: A Commercial Lending Perspective
Drawing on recent academic evidence and business insights, this paper provides a contemporary look at what AI and ML adoption could mean for commercial lending and credit risk assessments. It also proposes different approaches to AI and ML adoption tailored to each step of the commercial lending…
Case Study: Protecting a crude oil derivatives portfolio from event volatility with WTI Crude Oil Weekly options
Read how a trader identified a short-term risk to their portfolio and used Crude Oil Weekly options as a precise low premium hedge.
Indexed fixed income - Podcast
In this Risk.net audiocast, Zoi Fletcher talks to Kat Sweeney and John Keller about the evolution of indexation in fixed income markets.
Leveraging data in e-FX trading
In a world where electronic trading has infiltrated virtually every aspect of today’s FX market, having access to data and the means to interpret it are fundamental components of a successful e-FX strategy, writes Daniel Chambers, head of Data & Analytics at BidFX.
Outrunning risk with cloud
Supercharged risks are running circles around banking risk models. Here’s how the cloud can keep you one step ahead. Download the latest whitepaper, written by intel, SAS and Microsoft industry experts and learn about several principles to guide a banks approach to introduce cloud-based risk…
To cloud or not to cloud - Factors influencing decision-making at banks
In a new research report, Audrey Costabile Blater of Aite-Novarica's Capital Markets team shares notable findings from her one-on-one interviews with key stakeholders across the financial services sector uncovering what’s driving—or holding back—cloud migration decisions for trading and risk…