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FINCAD 2022 Women in Finance Scholarship: Now Accepting Applications
We have officially kicked off the FINCAD 2022 Women in Finance Scholarship! Qualified women who are pursuing a postgraduate degree in Finance are encouraged to apply on the FINCAD website for this exciting opportunity. FINCAD, the Capital Markets Group of Zafin, remains committed to supporting emerging female leaders in Finance. Our annual scholarship award recognizes talented young women aspiring
Quantitative Trading of Corporate Bonds: An Idea whose Time will Come - But Not Yet
Learn about both the future and current market reality of quant trading of corporate bonds, and why new strategies and risk management tools will soon become necessary.
February 10, 2022
A New Year in Risk Management with SOFR
Jonathan Rosen, PhD, analyzes what’s ahead for the SOFR benchmark interest rate in 2022 and how you can cope with upcoming changes.
January 13, 2022
SOFR Transition: What are the implications for derivatives, loans and fixed income?
FINCAD and Tradition recently hosted a joint webinar, SOFR Transition: Current and Future Implications for Derivatives, Loans and Fixed Income. I had the pleasure of co-presenting with Chris McGuigan of Tradition, as we discussed the unfolding events happening now as the US transitions from Libor to SOFR. The US is currently accelerating its pace to replace the Libor interest rate benchmark. As a
October 26, 2021
FINCAD Names Diana Laura Alvarez Vizcarra as Winner of its 2021 Women in Finance Scholarship
I am pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Women in Finance Scholarship! Diana Laura Alvarez Vizcarra, a native of Mexico, will use the award money to pursue a MSc degree in Computational Financial Mathematics at the University of Edinburgh. The FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship is focused on helping talented women pursue graduate studies and embark on careers in finance. A US$20,000
September 1, 2021
CFA NY Panel Discusses Modeling Implications for Libor Cessation
I recently had the opportunity to participate in a panel for CFA Society NY, as part of their Libor Transition Series. Conversation centered on “Modeling Implications for Replacement Rates for Libor.” I was in good company with host, Peter Went, PhD, lecturer at Columbia University, Fabio Mercurio, Global Head of Quantitative Analytics at Bloomberg, and Agha Mirza, Managing Director and Global
July 6, 2021