Opinion/Technology

Chip and win: Banks expand use of GPUs

As computational demands on banks have increased, some have turned to powerful graphics processing units, but these were initially applied at the transaction pricing level. Now, they are starting to cover portfolio valuations and other enterprise-level…

Where to next?

Energy trading is experiencing rapid change and it can be difficult for ETRM software to keep pace. Rachel Morison finds out which issues software vendors are tackling and what they expect next-generation software to achieve

More speed, more efficiency

Banks are increasingly aware of the speed and efficiency that is required to process data when creating and dealing in structured products. Calls for transparency and liquidity mean it is vital to choose systems that can cope with the products'…

Financial pricing for the 21st century

Putting a price on assets for which no active market exists is a process mired in complexity and no little controversy. But the pricing models of yesteryear are simply not up to the job. David Patrikarakos looks at the new generation of valuation models…