Derivatives

155 white papers and resources

Risk Library provides derivatives white papers which consider current issues and thinking, market conditions and how derivatives can be used to their best effect. In Business, a derivative is a form of contract where its value is derived from the value of underlying assets. Derivatives can be used to both hedge risk and for speculation. The most common types of derivatives are futures, options, forwards and swaps.

STOXX ESG-X Indices

This latest research paper examines the profile and performance characteristics of the STOXX® Europe 600 ESG-X Index, STOXX® USA 500 ESG-X Index and STOXX® Global 1800 ESG-X Index. ​​​​​​​Download the white paper to discover the true scope of STOXX ESG-X Indices.

The Building Blocks of UMR

This white paper describes the process firms must adopt to comply with the BCBS and International Organization of Securities Commissions’ new uncleared margin rules (UMR), set to take effect next year. The paper further defines five core elements needed for operational conformity, as well as the…