Front Arena for the Middle-Office
A trader's exposure to risk changes with every market movement. This position becomes even more dangerous with the increasing prevalence of structured multi-asset products. As an integrated, cross-asset-class trading and risk management solution, Front Arena provides users the ability to manage portfolios using Greeks, theoreticals and various other parameters, applyng scenario and what-if analyses, and computing value at risk. Front Arena also allows users to both compute desk-level risk in real-time and consolidated firm-wide risk.
Real-Time Desk Risk Management
Front Arena manages day-to-day risk management tasks across all asset classes, in real-time. Utilizing Front Arena, users are provided instant access to the bank's actual exposures, current risk measures, and profit and loss. Immediate access to this valuable data, coupled with Arena's limit alerts provide insight to help users react instantly to market events or changing conditions.
During extreme market conditions, Front Arena helps users protect assets as well as seize new opportunities. Powerful hedge tools, trade simulation capabilities, pre-deal limit checks and what-if analyses keep users abreast of market developments.
Consolidated Risk Management
Front Arena not only provides a depiction of desk-level risk, but also an automated route to consolidated risk management. With all data in a single database, all configurations already in place and a powerful calculation engine for analytics, firms can get a complete risk picture instantly with the click of a button.
Front Arena provides users a number of tools to evaluate risk including parametric, historical and Monte Carlo simulations, advanced what-if analyses, P&L decomposition and stress-testing capabilities. With a wealth of easily accessible data, risk managers can spend time helping maximize profits through proactive risk management, rather than wasting time reconciling different valuations and checking for data feed errors.