Archegos goes down, banks blow themselves up
Derivative instruments in themselves are not a problem provided those engaged in them as a trading strategy adhere to proper risk management procedures and there is transparency. This was manifestly absent in the recent Archegos/ViacomCBS trade. Top market risk expert Andrew Kinsey simply explains the structures in play and how things unravelled. If you're a trader or curious to learn how not to do things you’ll want to read this punchy analysis entitled "Archegos goes down, banks blow themselves up"
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