Edhec plans to carry out research on the uses of derivatives instruments for portfolio management in Asia from its new Singapore office.
Influential risk management and analytics business school, the EDHEC-Risk Institute, has criticised France for its hardline approach to commodity derivatives market regulation on lack of evidence
European pension funds would experience greater stability if regulators amended asset liability management (ALM) rules to permit short-term risk taking using internal risk management models, a new paper argues.
The bans on short selling imposed in the US and Europe in 2008 had more effect on market volatility in off-limit stocks and equity markets than the financial crisis itself, a new study has concluded.
2008 was the worst year for hedge fund performance since data onalternative investment pools began to be tracked, with average returns of -17.08% across asset classes for the past year, a new report has revealed.
More than three quarters of all hedge fund defaults are due to fraud or misrepresentation, according to a study by economists at the EDHEC business school in Nice.
The findings of a recent survey show that buy-side firms have increased their focus on risk management, but are still well behind their sell-side counterparts.