Tag: Allianz Global Investors

Equity volatility: To hedge or not to hedge?

Volatility returned with a bang in February as VIX options trading spiked and investors clamoured to hedge options in the face of a new risk regime. Sarfraz Thind takes a look at what decisions are available to investors that are considering hedging, or whether it’s even necessary in the current market.

Dealing with different

Eric Boess, global head of trading at Allianz Global Investors, is getting used to change after revamping the trading desk in 2016. Now he’s adapting to MiFID II, trying to discovering where liquidity will go and embracing the technology revolution.