280 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.
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…
Cryptocurrency Regulation Summary: 2022 edition
The market capitalization of crypto assets has grown significantly amid large bouts of price volatility. Moreover, the market capitalization of stablecoins has quadrupled in 2021 to more than US$120 billion. However, the large number of alleging fraud and money laundering is worrisome, financial…
Case Study: Maintain a mandated asset allocation ratio in a fund through shifting markets
In this case study, a portfolio manager uses options on futures to make asset allocation ratios easier to manage and, at the same time, potentially enhance portfolio returns.
Institutional ETF trading - Innovation, efficiency and versatility fuel growth
The 5th annual global institutional ETF trading survey report
Improve time to value. It's high time.
This eBook is based on the 2021 industry research by Acuiti, as well as the FIS Readiness Report. You’ll find plenty of support for a move to AI-powered cloud computing, a modular approach that ensures budgetary control, and the Business Process as a Service (BPaaS) outsourcing of routine, non…
Risk Strategies for a World Gone Green
Today’s expanding green movement is causing global investment firms to rethink their approach to growth. But how do you strike the right balance between risk and return? Download the paper and find out more information about the key regulations and considerations for integrating climate and…