Mortgage-backed securities (MBS)
Risk Awards 2015: Critics challenged to look at the data by fund branded ‘not rateable’
This paper contributes to the literature about estimating asset correlation in two ways. First, we compare the performance of different estimation approaches in a simulation study.
Volume 10, Issue 2 of the journal presents two research papers and two technical reports. The first research paper in the issue is "Estimation of risk measures for large credit portfolios" by Johannes Hauptmann, Pablo Olivares and Rudi Zagst. The authors propose a methodology to assess risk measures for portfolio losses in the context of credit risk.
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This whitepaper reviews the fundamental changes of Liquidity Risk Management under Basel III. It discusses how institutions can meet the regulatory requirements on liquidity risk management by enhancing their liquidity risk analytics, funds transfer pricing methodologies, liquidity stress testing frameworks, and enterprise risk management platforms.