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 Imagine Software 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, Imagine discusses the key challenges in this arena and will dive deeper into the specifics of solving its challenges.
The readers of Hedgeweek voted Imagine as the “Best Risk Management Software Firm” for the second consecutive year at the 8th annual awards ceremony held in New York City.
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.