Europe's big banks have endured a rocky month of ratings downgrades, eurozone discord and funding stress
This handy guide reviews the various steps banks are taking to improve their risk management techniques, looking at the benefits and pitfalls of each one.
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Dealers say regulators have cooked up a pro-cyclical credit value adjustment capital charge that will force them to buy increasing amounts of protection in an illiquid market, regardless of changes in counterparty credit. The impact will be felt by uncollateralised...
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Technology can provide a competitive advantage in banking. How it is applied by Tier 1 and Tier 2 institutions, to the benefit for their risk management systems, is discussed.
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