Author Archives: Akshit GUPTA

Activist Funds

Activist Funds This article written by Akshit GUPTA (ESSEC Business School, Grande Ecole – Master in Management, 2019-2022) introduces activist funds which is a type of fund based on shareholder activism to influence a company’s board and top management decisions. … Continue reading

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Macro Funds

Macro Funds This article written by Akshit GUPTA (ESSEC Business School, Grande Ecole – Master in Management, 2019-2022) explains marco funds which is a type of hedge fund based on the analysis of macroeconomic or political events. Introduction Macro funds, … Continue reading

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Initial and maintenance margins in stocks

Initial and maintenance margins in stocks This article written by Akshit GUPTA (ESSEC Business School, Grande Ecole – Master in Management, 2019-2022) explains the mechanisms of initial and maintenance margin used in stocks. Introduction In financial markets, margin requirements are … Continue reading

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Initial and maintenance margins in futures contracts

Initial and maintenance margins in futures contracts This article written by Akshit GUPTA (ESSEC Business School, Grande Ecole – Master in Management, 2019-2022) explains the mechanisms of initial and maintenance margin used in futures contracts. Introduction In financial markets, margin … Continue reading

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Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation This article written by Akshit GUPTA (ESSEC Business School, Grande Ecole – Master in Management, 2019-2022) explains asset allocation, a much-discussed topic in asset management. Introduction Asset allocation refers to the process of dividing an investment among different … Continue reading

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Momentum Trading Strategy

Momentum Trading Strategy This article written by Akshit Gupta (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2022) explains the momentum trading strategy. Introduction The momentum trading strategy is a strategy where a trader buys a security when its market price starts … Continue reading

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Eurobonds

Eurobonds This article written by Akshit GUPTA (ESSEC Business School, Grande Ecole – Master in Management, 2019-2022) explains Eurobonds traded in financial markets. Introduction In financial markets, bonds are debt securities used by issuers to raise capital from investors. In … Continue reading

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Green bonds

Green bonds This article written by Akshit GUPTA (ESSEC Business School, Grande Ecole – Master in Management, 2019-2022) explains Green bonds traded in financial markets. Introduction A green bond is a fixed-income product that works like a conventional bond, except … 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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