Innovative software solutions for credit strategies are a challenge. IT companies offer a plethora of solutions for an environment that lacks standardisation and needs a high degree of automation. Jamie Wynn-Williams reports
A delta-normal value-at-risk is one of the basic tools of risk management. Brett Humphreys discusses the assumptions associated with this calculation.
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Value at risk
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With increasing challenges to measure value-at-risk and meet high regulatory requirements, the focus has turned to back testing as a way of assuring models' adequacy. Carsten S Wehn proposes a new regime of back testing, combining state-of-the-art methodologies...
Correlation measures are major drivers of value-at-risk. Brett Humphreys and Eric Raleigh review assumptions associated with calculating correlation.