Derivatives Summit: Investors should heed lessons of crisis, summit told

It is almost 11 months since growing losses among US subprime mortgage loans provoked widespread ratings downgrades of mortgage-backed securities and collateralised debt obligations. With credit sent into disarray as an asset class, the turmoil has resulted in knock-on effects across the financial sector.

Nick Tranter, head of European equity derivatives flow sales at BNP Paribas, listed a number of lessons investors could draw from the commotion. One was that there was more to good investme

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