Managing the risks inherent in their positions, including holding sufficient margin, is absolutely essential for prime brokers. The key question is whether or not they are measuring risks and managing margin effectively and proactively.
This summary is based on research conducted between February and March 2021 with 20 banks looking at current trends and priorities for Prime Brokers in the Margin, Collateral and Data areas.
We offer ten predictions about future developments in the margin arena. Some we expect with a fair amount of certainty, while others require us to gaze more deeply into our crystal ball; nonetheless, we believe all are legitimate and, we hope, thought-provoking.
Offering valuable insight into the priorities and challenges facing prime brokers, broker dealers and clearers, this report is a summary of the discussion during the Margin, Collateral and Data Round Table, sponsored by TS Imagine on Thursday 25th March 2021.
If a firm does not have all of its positions modeled on the same risk platform, it cannot know its total risk. But strong tools and practices can help sell-side and buy-side firms alike to avoid creating dangerous conditions.
Broker-dealers understand the importance of producing accurate margin calculations for their clients’ accounts, but they need to know more than just how much margin each client must post; they need to know why the margin system came up with a given result.
Those responsible for maintaining a margin system often feel that they are drowning in data management issues. In part two of this series we discuss ways to make margin calculations far more efficient and meet the firm’s need for answers in real-time.
Computing, optimizing and monitoring real-time margin requirements across a multitude of instruments and customer accounts is a Herculean task. In this article, TS Imagine discusses the key challenges in this arena and will dive deeper into the specifics of solving its challenges.
The readers of Hedgeweek voted TS Imagine as the “Best Risk Management Software Firm” for the second consecutive year at the 8th annual awards ceremony held in New York City.
TS Imagine is exhibiting at the 35th FIA Expo. Our team will be demonstrating the Real-Time Risk & Compliance (RRC) solution, our Margin Engine that enables users to computer their own margin – and a host of advanced risk management tools. Build an app with us in booth 1008.
The Asia Risk awards are the longest-running and most prestigious awards for firms and individuals involved in Asia's derivatives markets and in risk management.
TS Imagine took top honors for “Best Portfolio Analytics System” in the Bobsguide Technology Awards 2019.
Data is the new oil, according to Waters Technology, and the lifeblood of any sell-side firm. "Enter TS Imagine, which wins this year's Sell-Side Technology Award in the analytics category for it's Real-Time Risk & Compliance (RRC) product, " writes James Rundle on waterstechnology.com.
TS Imagine maintains a comprehensive database of their client’s portfolio data. What we’re best at is figuring out how to aggregate that data for an investor or the government in a way that allows us to provide limit data and transparency. We've become adept at reacting to the government and clients quickly with new aggregations of information.
Investment funds authorized for sale in Europe are governed by a set of regulations. These regulations are called Undertakings for the Collective Investment of Transferable Securities (UCITS).
By Lance Smith - The market turbulence of the past three years has exposed a number of flaws and limitations in traditional approaches to risk management. In the aftermath of the crisis, investors are increasingly pressuring alternative investment managers to ensure the most advanced and appropriate tools and methodologies are being used to deliver the most robust risk management process possible.