Bloomberg is threatening to sue the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission over uneven margin rules that it fears will drive the market away from swaps and into new futures contracts. Peter Madigan reports...
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The success of a trading company's value chain relies heavily on modelling platforms that can perform an array of tasks such as developing forward curves and calculating risk sensitivities effectively. As a result, these models need to provide a set of...
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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