Risk managers and consultants say hedging corporate exposures to energy prices is more art than science. As a result, the development of a truly successful hedging programme requires several important...
Austrian Airlines risk manager argues fuel hedging delays firms' adaptation to higher costs and should be avoided
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Exploration and production companies can find it difficult to satisfy collateral demands when looking to hedge their output using derivatives. Now, Dodd-Frank threatens to make this even harder with margin requirements for uncleared trades. Alexander...
Growth in the use of biomass has led clearing houses to list derivatives referencing the organic fuel source, while some experimentation has also taken place within the over-the-counter markets. But these efforts are yet to yield substantial success....
Nigeria opened up a local over-the-counter derivatives market last year – a big step for the sub-Saharan region. Dealers and hedgers are now hoping for growth across the region, but some big gaps need to be filled. By Michael Watt
Finding yield is a complex task but Japanese investors have been facing this issue for longer than most, as two decades of moribund domestic markets have driven them overseas - from the vanilla Aussie/Kiwi dollar carry trade to the more esoteric delights...
The loan credit default swap (LCDS) was originally designed as an alternative to the traditional credit default swap (CDS) due to its effectiveness in hedging the underlying loans. However, there do not appear to be standard acceptable modeling approaches...
A basket is a set of instruments that are held together because the set's statistical profile delivers a desired goal, such as hedging or trading, that cannot be achieved through the individual constituents, or even subsets of them. Multiple procedures...
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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