Inflation can erode the value of investments and reduce the purchasing power of cash flows, which can be particularly detrimental to fixed-income investments.
Whitepapers and articles providing insight on key topics related to the financial markets.
Model Risk Management: Strengthening Model Governance
This paper explores the key reasons why financial firms establish MRM frameworks and describes the transition from ad hoc individual model analysis to formal firmwide model governance and validation functions.
How Data Science is Transforming Finance
The past decade has seen the rise of emerging technologies across the financial industry and beyond. There are now synergistic groups of technologies that are operating at scale and will further accelerate digitisation, boost resilience and drive operational efficiencies.
Managing Equity Volatility
In 2022, after several years of largely benign macro-economic conditions, aided by the soothing drip feed of government stimulus, equity markets woke up to a new reality. As investors gazed in horror at vertiginous descents in value, there was a rebirth of interest in listed and OTC instruments with payouts indexed to volatility.
The Acceleration of Electronic Credit Trading
The adoption of algorithmic trading, systematic market-making strategies and advanced trading protocols requires firms to embrace new technologies.
How to Get the Most Out of Your Liability-Driven Investment (LDI) Strategy
Liability-driven investment (LDI) is a core investment strategy for many life insurers, pension schemes and asset managers. It is an approach to investment in which all or part of the strategy is designed to match a scheme’s liabilities. This paper explores how, with the right technology, firms can achieve better results to get the most out of their LDI strategy.
A Primer on the Equity Derivatives Market
Over time, the range of pricing models has grown steadily, both as new types of derivatives have been introduced and as weaknesses in previous models have been identified.
What Drives the Convertible Bond Market?
This whitepaper provides an overview of the exigencies of this instrument, the reasons for its resurgence and whether the trend will continue in light of the current inflationary environment.
Take Advantage of Relative Value Credit Opportunities with Advanced Bond Analytics
This whitepaper explores the challenges of bond analytics and how access to the right analytics can provide opportunities for more comprehensive trading strategies.
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