John Hiatt, director of research and product development at the Chicago Board Options Exchange, responds to a recent Structured Products article concerning the Vix volatility index
A well-diversified portfolio could be better for controlling risk than volatility investments, according to members of the family office industry.
Increasing the potential liquidity pool a major aim for Australia volatility futures market
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
More Vix articles
The new index, VXST, measures market expectations of S&P 500 volatility nine days into the future, rendering it more sensitive to short-term volatility swings than the Vix
Misunderstanding of the correlation between global levels of volatility leading Asian investors to place too much faith in Vix, according to Edhec Risk Institute
For 20 years, Chicago-based CBOE has marketed the Vix as the only volatility measure investors need. Across town, a tiny upstart is challenging this. Will its new index win over the world’s biggest banks? Yakob Peterseil reports
Relative value volatility strategies can generate absolute returns and protect investors from hidden market risks and tail events
Appetite for hedging equity exposure with structured products based on volatility shrank last year as confidence grew that markets will remain stable for the forseeable future. Now, bankers are looking beyond equity volatility to make returns. Vita Millers...
Structured product providers are looking to take volatility-linked products to the next level by basing them on emerging markets
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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