Insights

The Dollar Milkshake Theory – Stress Testing the Potential Impact of a Sovereign Debt and Currency Crisis

Stress Tests play an important role in improving financial stability by enhancing market discipline and transparency.  Here we consider the third example of these stresses based on current market conditions and show how the risk factors can be generated along with their relevant shock examples.

November 28, 2022

Europe, Russia & Energy – Simulating the Market Impact of Price Caps and the Cost of War

Since the start of the war in Ukraine, Western nations have imposed sanctions on many Russian individuals, businesses and state-run enterprises. Stress Tests play an important role in improving financial stability by enhancing market discipline and transparency. 

November 21, 2022

Fire & Ice – Simulating Midterm Market Scenarios

Stress Tests play an important role in improving financial stability by enhancing market discipline and transparency. Clients leverage TS Imagine’s flexible and powerful risk engine to stress test a variety of specific scenarios.    With Americans set to commence voting early next week, markets around the globe are watching carefully. Will the midterms disrupt the Democratic legislative agenda or tip in their favor?  We ran two scenarios through our stress-testing engine, gaming the potential market impacts. Please note that these are hypothetical shocks and are not a prediction of any forthcoming events.   

November 7, 2022

Fixed-Income Road Rumblings

Fixed income traders around the world are tied to their desks, as economic storm clouds gather and volatility persists. Yet, despite desks focussing on navigating tumultuous markets, the fixed income industry has been gathering at conferences around the world to discuss the future of bond trading.

October 26, 2022

TS Imagine Bolsters APAC Team with Senior Hire

TS Imagine announced the appointment of Frederic Villain as Head of Sales for Asia Pacific.

October 25, 2022

E-Trading and Bond Market Turbulence

New lows in financial markets, a third pandemic winter on the horizon, signs of a waning economy, an increasingly hostile geopolitical climate, and a pullback in Wall Street spend. For traders, conditions are not getting any easier, any time soon. 

October 3, 2022

TS Imagine Enhances Executive Team with Three Key Hires

TS Imagine, a global leader in trading, portfolio, and risk management solutions for capital markets, today announced three executive leadership hires to support the firm’s rapid growth.

September 21, 2022
Verenne Capital + TSI

Varenne Capital Partners Selects TS Imagine to Support its Trading Activities

Varenne Capital, a Paris-based, process-driven, global investment manager, has selected TradeSmart OEMS, TS Imagine’s Order and Execution Management System, to support its trading activities.

September 15, 2022

Fixed Income Innovation – More Fixes, Less Fixed

There is disproportionate spending on legacy tech from the past and cutting-edge tech that might deliver an ROI in the future. The right technology partner can offer fixed income trading desks the opportunity to improve liquidity and access more venues, trading protocols, analytics, automation, productivity and intelligence.

September 14, 2022

White Paper:
Predicting the Past

Historical VaR (HVaR) has become a standard measurement of risk. Many firms now require a full twelve years of prices (plus data from further back such as the Great Recession of 2008–2009). However, this requirement introduces a conundrum: what do we do when a company has not been around for a full twelve years?

August 22, 2022

Chartis RiskTech BuySide 50 report: TS Imagine wins Technology and Techniques Category

TS Imagine is proud to announce that we have been ranked no 1 in the Technology and Techniques category by Chartis Research in the Chartis RiskTech Buyside 50 report.

August 11, 2022

TS Imagine – One Year in Business

Hear from Andrew Morgan, President and Chief Revenue Officer, about the exciting journey during our first year  - the alignment of the companies and products, the amazing reception we’ve had from clients and the market, and our thoughts on the future.

August 5, 2022
Fixed Income Trading

A New Era for Fixed Income Trading

Fixed income veterans are all too familiar with the workflow and until recently, the vast majority of bond trades (other than for U.S. Treasuries) were traded over the phone. Although stock markets hadlong since moved away from open-outcry to electronic trading, bond traders often still rely on manual practices and phone calls to locate liquidity, interact with broker/dealers, and agree on quantities and prices to execute trades.

August 2, 2022

TS Imagine Expands Executive Team with Chief Operating Officer Appointment

TS Imagine has appointed Thomas Bodenski as COO as the firm expands its executive team to support its rapid growth.

July 27, 2022

TS Imagine Expands its Operations in Montréal

TS Imagine is expanding its presence in Canada with new facilities in Montréal to boost its North American operations and drive its international growth.

July 19, 2022

TS Imagine Strengthens its Marketplace Leadership with Non-Exec Board Appointments

TS Imagine announces the appointment of three new board members to support the firm’s rapid growth. 

July 14, 2022

TS Imagine Announces Strong Growth and Senior Hires as Demand Surges

TS Imagine, a global leader in trading, portfolio, and risk management solutions for capital markets, today announced strong growth during the first half of 2022.

July 11, 2022

Enriching the HVaR Calculation:
Predicting the Past:

HVaR, By Dr Lance Smith, Chief Strategy Officer, TS Imagine Historical VaR (HVaR) has become a standard measurement of risk, in which a current portfolio is subjected to the market conditions of a prior day and the resulting P&L is recorded. Read entire article here.

June 30, 2022
Coinbase prime crypto

TS Imagine Connects to Coinbase Prime

TS Imagine connects to Coinbase Prime and provides clients with another venue for regulated cryptocurrency trading.

June 23, 2022

TS Imagine Team at SimCorp IUCM 2022

TS Imagine recently participated in SimCorp’s 3-day International User Community Meeting (IUCM) attracting over 500 clients from around the world. For those who were not able to attend the event, we offer this summary of the history, rationale and benefits of the TS Imagine/SimCorp alliance.

May 24, 2022

TS Imagine EMS Integrates with Appital’s Bookbuilding Platform Ahead of Launch

EMS integration automates historically manual processes, unlocking hard-to-find liquidity for the buyside community.

April 25, 2022
Limitations of HVaR

Limitations of HVaR:
When the Future No Longer Looks Like the Past

HVaR assumes that present market dynamics are captured in past behavior so what should we do when the world changes? Since Russia's invasion of Ukraine, commodity markets have entered new trading patterns and Lance Smith, TS Imagine Chief Strategy Officer explains some of the tools that can be used to help HVaR without disturbing other risk factors.

April 12, 2022