Funding valuation adjustment (fva)
Industry undecided on whether own cost of funds or an industry average funding spread should be used
Regulatory change will force firms to alter their behaviour, and their technology platforms need to keep pace
Dealers broadly agree that funding costs and benefits should be priced into uncollateralised trades, and some banks have started recognising this in their financial statements. But there is no standard...
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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This month's cover story illustration uses Dr Frankenstein’s monster as a visual metaphor for dealers’ attempts to apply fair-value accounting to funding valuation adjustment (FVA). In part, that’s because the results, so far, are ugly – the numbers...
The risk of exposure and counterparty default probability both increasing – so-called wrong-way risk – is usually understood in terms of the correlation between the two variables. But this approach focuses more on the centre of the distribution. This...
Traditional models for wrong-way risk focus on the correlation between default and exposure – a blunt tool for a tail risk. Alternatives are thin on the ground, but a scenario-based approach may provide some fresh insight. Laurie Carver introduces this...
The risk of exposure and counterparty default probability both increasing – so-called wrong-way risk – is usually understood in terms of the correlation between the two variables. But this approach is focused more on the centre of the distribution,...
UBS is shutting down large chunks of its fixed-income business – the first dealer to announce such a dramatic step – but some of its now-unwanted trades could be difficult to exit. Risk looks at the challenges involved in unwinding a capital- and...
The Basel Committee’s proposal to scrap VAR and the move to OIS discounting struck a chord with Risk.net readers in 2012
Nearly two thirds of survey respondents disagree with Hull and White’s argument that funding valuation adjustment should be ignored
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
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