Performance Attribution in PolyPaths allows users to attribute a change in price between two market rates or scenarios for the same security due to various market segments including time value, rate level, mortgage spread, volatility, OAS changes, or even custom factors. Users can watch an introductory webinar here. Starting with PolyPaths version 7.11 this module now supports: Basis Risk Decomposition, Market Component Attribution, and Duration Attribution. To learn more, clients can watch our webinar here.
As a companion to our Stochastic Scenarios Webinar in AppPort, we now have a webinar that walks through running stochastic scenarios in PolyPaths ALM. ALM is the ideal platform for measuring the market value of equity and earnings across stochastic paths. This webinar overviews the steps necessary to produce the results, extract and display them. Clients can watch the webinar here.
Please join us on Thursday, September 30th to learn about in-depth logging capabilities in PolyPaths Enterprise that allow IT and business users to understand what is happening within the system at a fine level of granularity, including the exact information being sent to and from the calculator farm. Full details and registration are available here.
Pre-canned deterministic scenarios such as parallel interest rate shocks or a limiting amount of stressed scenarios such as an adverse scenario do not paint a complete a picture of the underlying risk. Users in PolyPaths can seamlessly generate any number of stochastic scenarios on the fly. PolyPaths Stochastic Scenarios framework leverages our three factor interest rate model to create scenarios that follow the month-to-month rate paths implied from the BGM model. To learn more clients can watch our webinar on stochastic scenarios here. Contact us at email@example.com for more details or help in setting up these scenarios.
Please join us on Thursday, September 2nd to explore how to run and analyze Economic Value of Equity (EVE) and Economic Earnings at Risk (EAR) within PolyPaths ALM. Full details and registration are available here.
The August 2021 issue of Pathways is now available! In this month’s case study, Aaron Leclair details how Canadian RMBS may be seamlessly modeled and analyzed in PolyPaths. While the specifics should prove quite useful for any clients with exposure in this sector, it is also an example of the flexibility inherent in our cash flow model. To access the newsletter please click here.
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Our generalized current coupon model framework allows users additional flexibility to set the current coupon form used in PolyPaths without the need for any programming knowledge. Using this framework, users may easily and seamlessly incorporate features such as a dynamic primary-secondary spread function to our existing reference-rates driven framework. In our latest, PolyPaths v7.11 we’ve added several extensions to the model including: reference volatility terms, Ginnie Mae current coupon model, time-dependent spreads, SOFR driven current coupon, and additional caps and floors to the current coupon forecast. Clients can watch our webinar here to learn more.
Clients use rules within PolyPaths ALM to create metrics and relationships driving buy/sell decisions within the forecast. It is the playground to explore the analytic space and they have yielded many client innovations. Clients can now watch our webinar here to learn more about the various ways to utilize rules within PolyPaths ALM. For any questions please do not hesitate to reach out to us at email@example.com.
Clients often extract ALM results for further analysis, internal and external reporting, or archiving. PolyPaths ALM’s reporting table feature is a very efficient way to transfer results from the ALM database to clients’ databases. Clients can now watch our webinar here to learn more. For any questions please do not hesitate to reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.