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Justin Wheatley

Group Chief Executive, StatPro Group

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The Value of VaR

By Justin Wheatley | May 12, 2010 | risk measurement, VaR

The financial crisis has provoked a lot of naval gazing and blame in different proportions. One of the factors that got a lot of blame was "Value at Risk" or "VaR" for short.

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Hedged In?

The forgettably named 'International Organisation of Securities Commissions' or IOSCO has just released details of a new Template for gathering data on Hedge Funds from around the world with an aim to...

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Starting a Revolution

By Justin Wheatley | Mar 31, 2010 | front office

Today is the day StatPro launches the “Private Beta” of its new product StatPro Revolution.

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Question Time

By Justin Wheatley | Mar 22, 2010 | Opinion

The entertaining political show where an audience gets to pose questions to a panel of politicians from different parties is normally amusing.

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Shorter Still

By Justin Wheatley | Mar 15, 2010 | hedge funds, Opinion

Following my last blog on people complaining about hedge funds shorting Greek bonds, the Economist expressed exactly my sentiments (though better of course) in their leader pages. How can you sell if no one...

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Selling the Greeks short

By Justin Wheatley | Mar 12, 2010 | hedge funds, Opinion

Last night I was watching Newsnight and Jeremy Paxman was interviewing a hedge fund manager who was shorting Greek government bonds and also the leader of the Danish socialist party.

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MSCI Barra buys Riskmetrics

It is not every day that the two largest providers of risk management systems and portfolio analysis to the Asset Management industry merge.

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W-Shaped Recovery - part 2

Read Justin's previous post A W-Shaped Recovery

I posted my thoughts on a weak, possibly W-shaped, recovery and its affect on asset managers only two weeks ago and it seems the news has suddenly gone all bad...

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A W-Shaped Recovery?

Ignoring the headlines in the popular press, many people in the asset management industry are worried that we may well get a W-shaped recovery, where having briefly recovered from the near-death experience of...

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Bankers’ bonuses

By Justin Wheatley | Jan 18, 2010 | Opinion

Everyone else is commenting on this, so I thought I would add my thoughts:

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