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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
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FINCAD Now Accepting Applications for its 2019 Women in Finance Scholarship
Women in Finance Past Scholarship Winners: Where are they Now?
In a few short weeks, we will be kicking off our 2021 Women in Finance Scholarship application process. This scholarship acknowledges outstanding women aspiring to advance their education with the goal of pursuing a career in financial asset management, market risk management and derivatives finance within the capital markets. At FINCAD, we take immense pride in helping accelerate the winner’s successful path into the financial industry.
March 30, 2021
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Are Japanese Firms Ready to Meet the April 2021 CVA Deadline?
Beginning in April 2021, Japanese financial institutions will be required to calculate and subsequently report credit valuation adjustments (CVA) and debit valuation adjustments (DVA) under new Accounting Standards Board of Japan (ASBJ) guidelines. While CVA reporting has been in place for many years for international banks, many smaller regional Japanese banks are only now being asked to meet the
February 26, 2021
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Considerations when Adding Equity Volatility Instruments to Your Portfolio
Markets across the world were rocked last year by the COVID-19 pandemic. Between February and March of 2020 tumbling equity markets combined with high correlations hit issuers of structured equity products especially hard. In particular, a number of European “Blue Chips” announced freezes or cuts to their dividend payouts as regulators pressured their respective banking sectors into holding
February 18, 2021
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“pip install fincad_analytics”
According to the TIOBE’s Programming Language index, Python made a positive move in 2020, with its overall rating increase, representing the largest gain in popularity in one year in the index. We too are seeing a similar trend echoed in the financial industry as finance professionals look for simple, fast and efficient ways to serve their customers. Over the last year, we have directed our focus
February 17, 2021
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Learning from the Past, Looking Forward
To say 2020 has been a year like no other is an understatement. This year has tested human resolve on a scale many of us have never seen. The coronavirus has directly and indirectly impacted every human on earth. I wish to extend my heartfelt condolences to those who have lost a friend or family member and strength to those who are fighting it. Despite the strong coronavirus headwinds this year
December 22, 2020
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