RiskVal Fixed Income (RVFI) Weekly Enhancements - 3/13/20


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Key Features in this Release:


Forward Swap Matrix Enhancements

  • Added a new scenario analysis tool for swap and OIS strategies to model bull/bear steepener/flattener curve shifts

  • Added ability to send swap strategies from RV analysis to the main sheet

  • Added option to send OIS, IMM OIS, IMM FRA, and IMM FRA-OIS swaps to the Trade Blotter

EUR Sprd/Bfly Analysis [New Window]

  • Created a new floating window to view a pivot table of Eurozone on-the-run bonds, spread, and butterfly strategies organized into tabs based on yield z-score, and asset swap z-score measures

AUD Sprd/Bfly Enhancement

  • Added ability to send strategies to AUD Sprd/Bfly from AUD Semi and AUD SSA sheets

Custom Basis Enhancement

  • Enhanced IMM history table with forward & tail gap graphs (also in Basis Monitor)

CCY TIPS Enhancement

  • Added a Note column to create custom labels (also in SSA sheets)


Minor Fixes & Enhancements:


USD TIPS: Updated Fed hold column to use actual amount instead of rounded percent (also in USD TBill and Swap Box)

GUI: Manage Columns are resizable when using a larger font for 4k monitors

Local Preferences: The save “Use BBG Live” option has been moved from Global Preference to individual sheets for the Basis Swap Monitor, Custom Basis Swap Monitor, and Market View – Basis Swap


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