Financial engineering

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Financial engineering

Combining or carving up existing instruments to create new financial products.
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Financial Engineering

The process of creating a new investment vehicle. For example, one may create a new derivative by taking existing structures and altering them to mitigate risk and/or increase the return. One may also theoretically invent a completely new financial product from nothing. Financial engineering is often mathematically intensive, as a number of risks and other factors must be considered before the new product is marketable.
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The preliminary research took place in the MIT Laboratory for Financial Engineering (which Lo heads) in 2012, with findings reported in a paper published that year titled "Can financial engineering cure cancer?" With co-authors Jose-Maria Fernandez and Roger Stein, Lo's research concluded that it is possible to use financial engineering tools to at least jumpstart biomedical research into the causes of and finding cures for diseases like cancer.
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Organisers said the title sponsor is Lincoln, and event sponsors are Mashreq Bank, Terra Nex Financial Engineering and Grant Thornton.
He started his career in the private sector in Italy in financial engineering and management before joining the Commission, in 1994, as development advisor in Malawi.
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A cross-party group will examine the problem after Labour's John Clancy claimed councillors were "deterred from getting a grip" on the costs of what he called a "complex piece of financial engineering".
Delegations representing Oman Sultanate, Yemen, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain are expected to take part in this annual event which is organized by Khartoum-based Bayan Centre for Islamic Financial Engineering.

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