The cost of credit protection on European financials fell this morning, ahead of US Treasury secretary Timothy Geithner's announcement of further support for the US financial system.
This handy guide reviews the various steps banks are taking to improve their risk management techniques, looking at the benefits and pitfalls of each one.
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HSBC today revealed it would try to raise £12.5 billion through a UK rights issue, as it announced both a 62% drop in profits in 2008 and intention to close its US consumer finance business.
LONDON - Industry sources suggest UK bank HSBC is gearing up to apply for the advanced measurement approach (AMA) to operational risk under Basel II. The bank's operational risk programme has historically lagged behind other banks in the UK but this is...
A proposal by a consortium of major derivatives dealers to acquire London-based clearing house LCH.Clearnet has led to suggestions that banks becoming intimately involved in the clearing process could present a conflict of interest.
The cost of credit protection on Dutch and Belgian bank Fortis narrowed this morning, after Fortis chairman Jozef de Mey and BNP Paribas chief executive Baudoin Prot told media the takeover deal between the two banks is still alive.
Technology can provide a competitive advantage in banking. How it is applied by Tier 1 and Tier 2 institutions, to the benefit for their risk management systems, is discussed.
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