Quantitative finance

WHAT IS THIS? Quantitative finance is a field of applied mathematics concerned with financial markets. In banking, it spread from the pricing of derivatives to the modelling of credit, market and operational risks. Today’s quantitative analysts are scattered across a range of functions, from risk management and model validation, to data science, algorithmic trading and regulatory compliance. 

Looking forward to backward‑looking rates

Interbank offered rates are critical in the world of contracts and derivatives, acting as reference rates in millions of financial contracts and with a total market exposure in the hundreds of trillions of dollars. Bloomberg explores why offering…

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