For most money managers, risk management is a key component to investing. The IBKR Risk Navigator is a powerful standalone portfolio monitoring tool built to measure and aggregate real and what-if position exposure across all asset classes.
Introduction to IBKR’s Risk Navigator©
Risk Navigator Plot Viewer & Selector
Build a Portfolio using TWS Risk Navigator
Using Custom Scenarios on a Portfolio
Margin Sensitivity Using IBKR Risk Navigator
Learn some top tips for IBKR Risk Navigator margin sensitivity. Investors may want to know the impact on their margin value in the event they want to change positions from day-to-day. To do this, TWS users can open IBKR's Risk Navigator and look at the Margin Sensitivity tab to judge the impact on Initial and Maintenance Margin values from increasing or reducing part of their holdings.
Beta Weighting in the IBKR Risk Navigator
In this lesson, we will examine the impact on a stock portfolio under beta and equal weighted measurements of a shift in an underlying benchmark index. We will demonstrate how to add and contrast both Equal Weighted portfolio and a Beta Weighted portfolio on the Risk Navigator display.
Risk Navigator P&L and VAR Tabs
Risk Navigator – Trading from the What-if
This lesson will use the Custom Scenario function in IBKR’s powerful Risk Navigator module to calculate the value of a single option through time under dynamic circumstances. The same can, therefore, be applied to option combinations. You will also learn how to quickly access the Risk Navigator’s “what-if” plot from any Mosaic Watchlist to examine the impact of time and volatility on an option’s premium.
Risk Navigator and Alarms
Risk Navigator – Alternative Margin Calculator
Trader Workstation (TWS) Risk Navigator allows you to change the reference margin type to view your portfolio’s margin requirements under the different margin configurations – Reg T Margin or Portfolio Margin. Additionally, IB routinely reviews margin levels and will implement changes which serve to increase requirements above statutory minimums as market conditions warrant. To assist clients with understanding the effects of such changes on their portfolio, clients can utilize the "Alternative Margin Calculator" which is also provided within TWS Risk Navigator.