Credit valuation adjustment (CVA)
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Credit factor models tend to obscure the economics in favour of tractability – and this puts them at odds with rigorous arbitrage-free martingale pricing methods. To resolve this, quants are looki...
Critics of Basel III’s credit valuation adjustment (CVA) capital charge have long warned it would produce perverse incentives. Now, in the form of a string of quarterly losses in Deutsche Bank’s...
Big loss was accompanied by even bigger capital saving, traders point out. Other banks now working out their own policy on controversial capital charge
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