CSFB unveils portfolio hedging offering

strategy | investment bank develops additional algo trading strategies

NEW YORK – Investment bank Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) is preparing to launch Portfolio Hedging Device (PHD), a set of portfolio-based algorithmic trading strategies. Developed by the firm’s Advanced Execution Services (AES) and Quantitative Equity Derivatives Strategy (QEDS) groups, the PHD product reduces portfolio risk during trade execution at the stock and the portfolio level, allowing portfolio managers and traders to mathematically manage risk versus return while also monitoring

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