Quant refers to a branch of mathematics that deals with the study of quantities and their relationships.
This field involves mathematical methods and models to understand and analyze financial markets and various other economic phenomena. It is widely used in the investment banking, hedge fund, and financial services industries for various purposes such as risk management, pricing of financial derivatives, and algorithmic trading.
Quantitative finance involves the use of statistical models, mathematical algorithms, and computer simulations to make predictions and decisions based on financial data.
The field requires a strong background in mathematics, statistics, and computer science. Quantitative finance is a rapidly growing and rapidly changing field that is essential for understanding the financial markets and the global economy.