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127 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.

Recovery Positions

Russia was hit hard by the financial crisis, but market participants say there is plenty to be optimistic about in 2010. At a roundtable discussion in December, industry experts discussed Russia’s economy, the development of market infrastructure and the growth of the derivatives sector.