Risk magazine - Volume15/No10

The industry’s worst nightmare

Counterparty credit risk is the derivatives industry’s worst nightmare. Ever since the early 1970s, when over-the-counter derivatives began their 30-year march to replace gold as the world’s foremost financial hedging tool, it is a nightmare that has…

Reconstructing volatility

Options on stock baskets have become a mainstay of the equity derivatives business, but pricing and hedging of such products is highly sensitive to implied volatility and correlation assumptions. Here, Marco Avellaneda, Dash Boyer-Olson, Jérôme Busca and…

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