credit

The Evolution of Credit Trading: Industry Survey

Thursday, August 19, 2021

The current credit market environment, characterised by uncertainty and persistent structural inefficiencies, is rich in relative value credit investment opportunities.  Over the past five years, there has been robust growth in the electronic trading of fixed-income markets, but it continues to lag equities in technological development. This survey was conducted during a webinar on “The Evolution of Credit Trading: Technology, Analytics, and Data,” hosted by Quantifi, featuring Celent and 7 Chord Inc. More than 100 individuals from the financial services industry registered for the webinar and were invited to participate in the survey. Read More

Quantifi & Intel Demonstrate How Artificial Intelligence Can Be Used to Accelerate Derivatives Valuations

Monday, August 2, 2021

Quantifi and Intel have published a joint whitepaper that explores how artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to accelerate derivatives valuations by 700x. Intel and Quantifi have demonstrated that accurate, real-time pricing for a portfolio of derivatives can be generated locally or in the cloud using AI technology running on 3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors.  read more

Quantifi & Intel Demonstrate How Artificial Intelligence Can Be Used to Accelerate Derivatives Valuations

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Quantifi and Intel have published a joint whitepaper that explores how artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to accelerate derivatives valuations by 700x. Intel and Quantifi have demonstrated that accurate, real-time pricing for a portfolio of derivatives can be generated locally or in the cloud using AI technology running on 3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors.  Read More

The Evolution of Credit Trading - Technology, Analytics & Data

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
You're in! We've saved a space for you at the 'The Evolution of Credit Trading - Technology, Analytics & Data' webinar on Wednesday 28th July. We will send you a link to join the webinar prior to the event.
 
Date & Time:
Wednesday 28th July
3pm BST / 4pm CET / 10am EDT
 
Agenda:
  • Key trends and opportunities in credit
  • How to seize relative value or other opportunities quickly
  • The automation of front-office processes
  • The data, analytics and technology required to take advantage of this new environment
... read more

The Growth of Relative Value Credit Strategies

Thursday, June 24, 2021

by Quantifi

The use of relative value credit analytics is not new, but the importance of this methodology has come into sharper focus and has been the subject of increased investor attention over the last 12 months. There are two main reasons why relative value credit strategy has become a hot topic in the last year. The first is an extraordinary surge of issuance seen in bond market. The second is the extreme volatility within the credit sector in the face of COVID-19. Both these phenomena have created significant opportunities for realisation of value, and although, by the time of writing, the markets have calmed down considerably from the turbulence seen 12 months earlier, the party is not over yet.

Quantifi Wins Best Pricing & Analytics: Fixed Income, Currencies and Credit at the Risk Markets Technology Awards

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Quantifi has won Best Pricing & Analytics: Fixed Income, Currencies and Credit at the Risk.net Markets Technology Awards for the second time. These awards reflect the contribution made by technology providers that support enterprise risk management, credit and operational risk for the listed, OTC derivatives and cash markets. More than 170 entries were received and shortlisted. Winners were selected by a panel of Risk.net editors and senior individuals from leading firms across the industry. read more

LFIS Capital Selects Quantifi for Broader Asset Coverage in Front-office Analytics & Risk Management

Monday, February 1, 2021

LFIS Capital (LFIS) is a leading Paris-based quantitative asset manager. Launched in 2013, LFIS has $11 billion of assets under management for a global client base. LFIS combines investment banking and asset management expertise to deliver innovative cross-asset, cross-instrument alternative, multi-asset and dedicated funds and solutions. LFIS wanted to continue expanding its diversified credit strategy and required a new front-to-back analytics and portfolio management solution able to support this initiative and successfully navigate complex credit markets.

How has COVID-19 Impacted the Credit Derivatives Market?

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has severely affected global markets, causing economic disruption at unprecedented speed and on a hitherto unknown scale. With the spread of the virus accelerating by mid-March 2020, the US economy has been severely impacted and there are understandable concerns about the damage caused to the worldwide economy. A number of small businesses have closed, either temporarily or permanently, and even large and well-known companies have declared bankruptcy. This blog explores the effects of the pandemic on the credit derivatives market and more specifically, how recent bankruptcies affected North American high yield CDS index trading, including CDX.NA.HY indices and the options on them. Read More

The Impact of COVID-19 on Credit Markets

Friday, July 17, 2020

by Quantifi

The COVID-19 (C19) pandemic has severely affected global markets, causing economic disruption at unprecedented speed and on a hitherto unknown scale. With the spread of the virus accelerating by mid-March 2020, the US economy has been severely impacted and there are understandable concerns about the damage caused to the worldwide economy. This paper explores the effects of the pandemic on the credit derivatives market and, more specifically, how recent bankruptcies affected North American high yield (NA HY) CDS index trading, including CDX.NA.HY indices and the options on them.