LONDON - Fitch Ratings has always included op risk management as an element in determining the rating of financial institutions, but with the launch of its new risk data calculator, it is embedding this...
LONDON - The uncertainty in the credit and structured finance markets has caused investors to look much more closely at the sophistication of the operational infrastructure within the funds or vehicles...
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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Credit rating agency places new emphasis on using op risk as a rating element
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Thomas Aubrey of Fitch Solutions reviews the liquidity of the CDS market over the past two months using a statistical model which assigns a liquidity score to individual credits. Liquidity in the CDS market in Europe has improved over the last two weeks...
The structured investment vehicles (SIVs) at the heart of the credit crisis have now disposed of 95% of their $400 billion in assets, according to analysis released today by credit rating agency Fitch Ratings.
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This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future