Most recent articles by Olivier d'Assier
I am shocked – shocked – to hear that impeachment talk is going on in this market!
I recently attended a large quant conference in Hong Kong during which I overheard some of the participants – not me - discussing what the recent political noise out of the US could mean. And well, you know, some of them – not me, of course – were wondering if, in fact, this could all lead to an impeachment of President Trump, and if ...
A rolling stone gathers no moss, but an old risk model does
Investors have been talking about risk ever since the first time one of them got a forecast wrong.
Are low volatility readings capturing a sense of calm or foreboding?
Last Friday, the Vix – often referred to as the “fear gauge” – declined 6.6% in a single day to close the week at 10.1.
Frexit – a Brexit with More Bite
Risk managers are once again being asked to come up with a stress scenario for the aptly named ‘Frexit’.
Exposing Vulnerabilities with a Multi-Asset Class Risk System
We recently published a paper that discusses how the analysis of a global equity portfolio can be enhanced through the use of a multi-asset class risk solution.