Quant finance editor
Mauro Cesa is quantitative finance editor for Risk.net, based in London. He leads the team responsible for the publication of quantitative research across all brands of the division.
The section of Risk.net he manages, Cutting Edge, publishes peer-reviewed papers on derivatives, asset and risk management, and commodities.
Mauro holds a degree in economics from the University of Trieste and a masters in quant finance from the University of Brescia.
Ex-JP Morgan quant discusses his latest work and the risk failures that cost the bank $6bn in 2012
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In the most realistic simulations, data-driven approach fared 30% worse than conventional hedging
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Chris Kenyon proposes a framework for optimising XVAs – from the client perspective
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Differential machine learning produces results “thousands of times faster and with similar accuracy”
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Autoencoders can detect changes in relationship between assets in real time
Top quants discuss collaboration and their worries about the economic recovery
The market is gravitating to the Bachelier model as an alternative to Black 76
Future financial models will be built using artificially generated data
New research addresses fundamental issues with ANN approximation of pricing models