And yet it moves

The aim of this article is to explain the main idea behind the concept of volatility arbitrage by using Delta neutral portfolios composed by a combined position in a derivative instrument sensible to changes in (expected) volatility of the underlying, in our case an option contract, and in the underlying itself, in our case a […]

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The Banking Sector: Mean Reverting or Momentum?

The banking sector has been one of the most discussed among regulators, journalists and practitioners across the globe in the last 10 years. This article aims to analyse a dual simple systematic trading strategies for both USA and EU (EMU area) banking sector. We select the following 10 banks for the European market: Unicredit, Intesa […]

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Understanding the Forex Market

This article aims to understand the forex market better. We are going to deepen our knowledge looking at two of the most important characteristics for a professional portfolio manager: volatility and correlation.  Through this article, we aim to clarify which currency, if any, could be useful in order to increase the diversification of our portfolio. Understanding […]

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Exotic Options – Lookback

These series of article aims to analyse Exotic Options and their implication in term of Greeks. Although the most of you already know the definition, a buyer of a call/put option has the right, but not the obligation, to buy/sell a security during a certain amount of time or on a specific date. Probably everyone knows the […]

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