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At the Credit Risk Summit held in London on October 15, Commerzbank’s vice chancellor of credit risk and economic capital, Markus Wadé, warned of the risks posed by “model monoculture”. Wadé...
Expert subjective judgement must be employed by banks to complement traditional risk management tools, says Royal Bank of Scotland's global head of market risk and quantitative analytics. Appearing as...
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