Tail hedging strategies, a form of insurance against stock market plunges, will fail to protect against market risk because the approach is over used, analysts warn.
Investor demand for tail hedging has seen an increase recently, with investment banks offering derivative-based solutions and a pick-up in so-called ‘black swan’ events driving the tail hedging trend....
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It is perhaps inherently difficult to find an agreed definition of value for money, but some methodologies could act as a stopgap, argues Jonathan Stapleton.