A new product could smoothe the gap between capital and accounting rules
Banks insist credit risk approach can be fixed - and remains more sensitive than stress tests
In this white paper, Gordon Russell, Global Head of Risk at Broadridge Investment Management Solutions argues that the chances of survival in this new environment will be greater for funds that implement solutions to efficiently and cost-effectively manage data and risk.
More Basel ii articles
Volume 8, Issue 2 (2014)
The approach to the measurement of credit risk recommended by the new Basel Capital Accord (Basel II) gives a wide choice of basic risk estimators. However, the rules for estimating asset correlations are defined in an ambiguous manner.
Volume 10, Issue 2 of the journal presents two research papers and two technical reports. The first research paper in the issue is "Estimation of risk measures for large credit portfolios" by Johannes Hauptmann, Pablo Olivares and Rudi Zagst. The authors propose a methodology to assess risk measures for portfolio losses in the context of credit risk.
Insurance against cyber risk is a growing market, but doubts remain over its effectiveness
The experience of the 2008 crisis shows that leverage ratios are better warning signs than more complex measures such as capital ratios
Central bank to study need for counter-cyclical buffer in a developing economy
There is a magic number in bank capital rules – 5,000 trades – below which portfolios qualify for a lower margin period of risk. Some dealers are now trying to cut their books down to size. Othe...
Basel III sovereign cap creates internal model headache for Malaysian banks
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.