Monthly Archives: January 2022

Stress Testing used by Financial Institutions

Stress Testing used by Financial Institutions In this article, Jayati WALIA (ESSEC Business School, Grande Ecole – Master in Management, 2019-2022) introduces the concept of Stress testing used by financial institutions to estimate the impact of extraordinary market conditions characterized … Continue reading

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Protective Put

Protective Put This article written by Akshit GUPTA (ESSEC Business School, Grande Ecole – Master in Management, 2019-2022) presents the concept of protective put using option contracts. Introduction Hedging is a strategy implemented by investors to reduce the risk in … Continue reading

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Straddle and strangle strategy

Straddle and Strangle This article written by Akshit GUPTA (ESSEC Business School, Grande Ecole – Master in Management, 2019-2022) presents the strategies of straddle and strangle based on options. Introduction In financial markets, hedging is implemented by investors to minimize … Continue reading

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Analysis of synergy-based theories for M&A

Analysis of synergy-based theories for M&A In this article, Suyue MA (ESSEC Business School, Global Bachelor of Business Administration, 2017-2021) analyzes the synergy-based theories for M&As. This article is structured as follows: I will first share with my professional experience. … Continue reading

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Option Spreads

Option Spreads This article written by Akshit GUPTA (ESSEC Business School, Grande Ecole – Master in Management, 2019-2022) presents the different option spreads used to hedge a position in financial markets. Introduction In financial markets, hedging is implemented by investors … Continue reading

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