Hard to gauge impact of ambitious proposals, says market risk head
Volume 8, Issue 2 (2014)
UBS op risk framework head describes struggle with defining op risk appetite
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A procedure is developed to test whether conditional variances are constant over time in the context of generalized autoregressive conditional heteroscedasticity (GARCH) models with possible GARCH-in-mean...
Rise of standardised approach would be 'a loss for the banking industry'
Op risk disconnect from business, conference hears
Banks must involve op risk in strategy decisions, says RBS' Spielmann
From Berlin to Birmingham, from Tampa Bay to Dallas, banks have tried to boost their risk management resources – while keeping a lid on expense – by building teams in relatively low-cost cities....
Canadian regulator wants its banks to compete on same terms as US rivals
Artificially low volatility leaves firms nervous about the future – and looking for fixed-income alternatives
We present an alternative approach to hedging in incomplete markets. A corresponding alternative risk-minimization algorithm that identifies an optimal hedging portfolio consistent with initial capital...
Latest EY risk management survey finds risk culture questions remain
The Basel Committee decided earlier this year to include collateral outflows arising from changes in derivatives values in bank liquidity requirements. Their suggested approach, however, has worried...
This paper uses Poisson jump risk and exchange-rate risk to consider asset returns and exchange rates under different jump-diffusion processes, to provide an analytical value-at-risk (VaR) for international...
As insurers look for ways to offer long-term guarantees to customers despite the challenging investment environment, some are turning to volatility control mechanisms to reduce the cost of hedging t...
Jumping the hedge
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.