Martin Kimmig on the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s challenge of overcoming patchy credit data
Growing institutional adoption of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) has been an undeniable trend over the past few years. In this article, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) explains why institutions are increasingly using ETFs to gain targeted exposure,…
In this paper, the authors combine several disparate avenues in the literature to create a novel, unified risk-based optimization framework.
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This paper investigates the effect of investor demand on herding behavior in the US real estate investment trusts (REITs) market by measuring investors’ information demand using Google’s search volume index.
A fifty-year retrospective on credit risk models, the Altman Z-score family of models and their applications to financial markets and managerial strategies
This paper reflects upon the evolution of the Altman family of bankruptcy prediction models, as well as their extensions and multiple applications in financial markets and managerial decision making.
This paper introduces a new approach for incorporating uncertainty in the decision to invest in a commodity reserve.
This paper considers the classical optimal investment allocation problem of Merton through the lens of some more modern approaches, such as the stochastic volatility and local volatility models.
Modular tech and micro-services – plus new risk and regulatory needs – are creating openings for insurgents and incumbents
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) explores the burgeoning impact of institutional investors in Asia’s exchange‑traded funds (ETFs) market – which is demonstrating the potential to establish itself as a global force – with a focus on the rapid…
The unprecedented proliferation of data in derivatives markets has led to a rise in popularity of Python, a multipurpose programming language known for its versatility and flexibility. Undoubtedly, the increased adoption of Python has helped enable…
Number of domestic companies set up to invest in bad loans doubles in two years
Python is rapidly becoming the world’s most popular programming language and its versatility and ease of use has enabled it to achieve widespread adoption in finance, becoming the multipurpose tool of choice for quantitative analysts and other financial…
Risk.net convened a webinar in collaboration with Murex to explore how, as more financial institutions move to the cloud, they can get the most out of their technology investments
A forum of industry leaders discusses how banks will define individual trading desks under FRTB, whether BCBS 239 compliance projects can help banks meet FRTB risk data challenges, which model validation obstacles banks still face and other key topics
Asia’s adoption of new tools and processes has gained significant momentum, with increased automation now a primary focus for many financial firms. Paul Worthy, head of Japan at Tradeweb, explores how this change has come about, and how firms can use the…
In this paper, the authors analyze why the optimal portfolio of funds that investors may take under complete information and the actual structure of the mutual fund market differ.
Cost-conscious institutional investors are embracing exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to lower transaction fees and achieve higher returns. Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) explores the theme of yield‑chasing among insurers in Asia’s expanding ETF…
Better mapping of financial system would help avoid seasonal surprises, argues Andrew Lo