Derivatives

257 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.

What drives the convertible bond market?

This whitepaper looks at the key drivers that influence the convertible bond market and how it provides unique opportunities for both investors and issuers. The underlying characteristics of this security make for interesting and complex pricing and valuation dynamic. To make informed decisions and…

7 Steps to Performance-Enhancing ERM

Achieving best practices in risk management takes time and involves progressing through various levels. The important thing is that the three lines of defence are aligned around the ultimate objectives and understand their individual roles. There is an inevitable learning curve as management in the…