Trading ethics for quants

19 May 2017

I spent a number of years trading government bonds and interest-rate derivatives for Barclays Capital. This included the period of the financial crisis, and I was a colleague of some of the Barclays traders charged with fraud related to LIBOR rate manipulation. I will present a some examples of common trading scenarios, and some of the ethical issues these might raise for quants.

  • Mathematical Finance Internal Seminar