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In Memoriam: Professor Mark Joshi

8th November 2017 Editor 0

Professor Mark Joshi was born on 2 March 1969 and grew up in Dunblane, Scotland. He studied mathematics at, Hertford College, University of Oxford, finishing at the top of his year in 1990 and winning […]

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Ed Thorp: How Did You Do It?

4th May 2017 Editor 0

By Nicholas G. Colon A few times in every generation a person comes along that makes a significant impact on the world.  Rare or lucky are those that can do this. And then there are […]

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Julia Seminar for Quants in London

27th March 2017 Editor 0

Last week’s Julia in Finance seminar in partnership with the CQF Institute, held in London, was a great success.  More than 370 finance professionals registered online or attended in person. Along with customer and partner […]

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Julia In Finance Seminar

5th March 2017 Editor 0

16 March, 6.00pm – 9.00pm GMT Fitch Learning, 55 Mark Lane, London, EC3R 7NE In partnership with Julia Computing, the CQF Institute invites you to attend this upcoming free seminar. Attend live in London or […]

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Julia Enters Top 50 Programming Languages

25th November 2016 Editor 0

  Julia, a numerical computing language, took its place among the top 50 computer programming languages in September 2016, according to the TIOBE Programming Community Index, an index of the world’s most popular programming languages: […]

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Mathematica: Going To Eleven

23rd November 2016 Editor 0

Stephen Wolfram’s recent blog post on the launch of Mathematica and Wolfram Language 11 presents a number of innovations that Quants will find worth exploring In an extensive blog post to mark the launch of […]

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Misys Supports Banks with FRTB Compliance

15th November 2016 Editor 0

Misys is supporting the banking community as it prepares for Basel’s Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB). The regulation, which overhauls the market risk capital charge calculation, has significant ramifications which must be addressed […]

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Benoit Mandelbrot 1924-2010 – Wilmott Team

15th October 2010 admin 0

Benoit Mandelbrot, the mathematician, the father of fractal mathematics, and advocate of more sophisticated modelling in quantitative finance, died on 14th October 2010 aged 85. Wilmott magazine has often featured Mandelbrot, his ideas, and the […]