Research decouples risk components
New analysis shows CDOs can withstand high levels of correlation – what they can’t cope with, though, is a sudden change in risk appetite
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Idea that bank retreat loosens correlation ‘doesn’t make any sense’
Equity-linked underlyings moving to Euro Stoxx 50
This paper examines the dynamic linkages in credit risk between the money market and the derivatives market during 2004-9. We use the T-bill-Eurodollar (TED) spread to measure credit risk in the money...
Emphasise the positive
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Rethinking risk and return
A fall in asset-to-asset correlations could mean a good year for many hedge fund strategies, even though volatility is expected to remain relatively low, according to research from Axioma
Given the importance of the crude oil and natural gas futures markets, the intra-market correlations in these markets play an important role in pricing, hedging and managing the risks of energy ...
Analysis from JP Morgan shows strong relationship between intra-stock correlation and equity long/short hedge fund returns
The tight link between commodities and equities is easing as firms become less worried about macro shocks, say analysts
It’s the untold story of JP Morgan’s credit trading losses – how traders were able to reduce risk-weighted assets while loading up on risk, and the part played by Basel 2.5. Michael Watt reports
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.