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BofA Securities increased CDS notionals the most, adding $30.3 billion to its portfolio
On aggregate, the eight G-Sibs posted a VAR-based capital charge of $2.9 billion
This paper proposes an extended conditional autoregressive range (EXCARR) model to describe the range-based volatility dynamics of financial assets.
In this paper, the authors give a preprocessing step for Fourier methods that involves projecting the Green’s function onto the set of linear basis functions.
As the end of the 90-day truce in US-China trade hostilities looms, commodity markets brace for uncertainty
Goldman reported 45 days in the calendar quarter where it suffered a trading loss
Open interest in Vix futures ended year 44% down from January peak
Requirements connected to equity positions jumped 49% quarter-on-quarter
New accounting standard helps manage mark-to-market volatility of long-term trades
Elevated VAR levels and a temporary increase in the incremental risk charge, drove the market RWA increase
Quants show popular autocallable pricing technique has a flaw that has been ignored until now
In this paper, the authors provide theoretical and empirical evidence of the contribution of second-order risk to realized volatility for alternative risk parity strategies.
Swings in dividends and volatility reveal year-end stress as European index slump tests “peak vega”
Shrinking of huge portfolio led to predictions of vol jump that – so far – has not appeared
In this paper, the author describes a simple adaptive Filon method that performs better and more accurately than various popular alternatives for pricing options under the Heston model.
This paper studies the effect of less procyclical margin models on cleared volumes and risk taking in a stylized CCP.
As rates rise and trade tensions grow, CCPs must be prepared for higher volatility
Risk Awards 2019: Bank heeds lessons of past structured products routs to navigate February volatility
Attention turns to long-dated positions after failed no-confidence vote
Major changes are expected under the new IFRS 17 regime – insurance companies must make efforts to comprehend and communicate the full impact of changes to profit emergence under different scenarios, and its sensitivity to different methodology choices,…
This paper examines the credit exposure evaluation properties of interest rate derivatives to manage counterparty credit risk, working with the real-world probability.