The US bank announces a one-off FVA primarily due to uncollateralised derivatives receivables
Capital and funding efficiency is a new discipline for derivatives desks, and there is a shortage of comprehensive systems - so Lloyds Banking Group teamed up with Markit to build one
Including funding costs and benefits in derivatives prices is a controversial topic, closely tied up with the credit and debit valuation adjustments of counterparty risk. But new research suggests that, even with no default risk, differences in the levels...
Operational risks, funding valuation adjustment and the money made by one dealer in the early days of OIS discounting – the top stories of the year on Risk.net
The funding valuation adjustment (FVA) is the biggest controversy of recent times in quantitative finance. Now the authors of the original FVA paper are back – and think there may be a solution. Laurie Carver introduces this month’s technical articles
Funding strategies, funding costs
Sponsored statement: Absa
Arch-critic of funding valuation adjustment says regulation will make it obsolete – reducing industry's exposure to arbitrage
Academics who ignited fierce debate on funding valuation adjustment return with new paper
Down the rabbit hole
Dealers are looking to consolidate desks that manage adjustments for credit, debit and funding valuation
In this video discussion, Duncan Wood, editor of Risk, talks to Nick Sawyer, Risk’s editor-in-chief, about attempts to price in a replacement valuation adjustment on derivatives trades
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,...
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 practice, and there are fears of double-counting....
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...
Wrong-way risk, credit and funding
The stress of unwinding
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