None of the world’s top 30 banks disclose climate impact of their whole portfolio
Regulatory audit greenlit 0.5x cut in multiplier following bank’s overhaul of VAR approach
With swaps and forwards hit hard by new capital measure, dealers turn to vendors and bilateral restructuring
Influential standard setter decides the implied temperature rise ‘is not ready’ for funds
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The P&L distribution of a complex derivatives portfolio is computed via deep learning
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Among the other EU systemic banks, higher capital requirements also at SocGen, ING, Crédit Agricole and UniCredit
PanAgora develops two-stage process that aims to weed out the greenwashers
Rick Bookstaber and colleagues describe a process for constructing effective scenarios
To capture the commonality in idiosyncratic volatility, the authors propose a novel multivariate generalized autoregressive conditional heteroscedasticity (GARCH) model called dynamic factor correlation (DFC).
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VAR RWAs should have been ¥122 billion higher than originally stated at end-December
Buy-siders look to machine learning for clues on the effect of rising prices on portfolios
This paper discusses portfolio construction for investing in N given assets, eg, constituents of the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) or large cap stocks, based on partitioning the investment universe into clusters.
The authors formulate the portfolio allocation problem from a trading point of view, allowing both long and short positions and taking trading and interest rate costs into account.
The authors consider a new type of contract for insuring the returns of hedge funds and aim to extend downside protection to an investment portfolio beyond the first tranche of losses insured by first-loss fee structures, which have become increasingly…
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