Investing on the basis of risk premia rather than asset class performance is being embraced by pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and other institutional investors. The trend is especially popular among...
Equity-linked underlyings moving to Euro Stoxx 50
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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 market and the credit default swap (CDS) index spread...
Decreasing correlations have a positive effect on portfolio risk. When market correlations shift in magnitude or reverse, it can be tricky to understand how changing risk levels relate to a portfolio
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The DGAM Unique Strategies, named best specialist fund of hedge funds over three years at the Americas Awards 2013, seeks real diversification in complex and unusual hedge fund strategies
Traditional methods for the stochastic alpha beta rho model tend to focus on expansion approximations that are inaccurate in the long maturity ‘wings’. However, if the Brownian motions driving the forward and its volatility are uncorrelated, option...
A ‘required return’ framework is a useful tool for managing diversified hedge fund portfolios
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