Video: Birla Sun Life’s Rama Vasantharajan on risk and regulation

Rama Vasantharajan, head of compliance and risk management at Birla Sun Life Asset Management in India, says a lack of risk aggregation at both a business and an organisational level resulted in financial institutions being pushed to the brink of failure during the global financial crisis of 2007/2008.

As a result, business stakeholders need to use a ‘top-down' approach, where senior management examines cross-asset correlation between positions, as well as a traditional ‘bottom-up' approach

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Calibrating interest rate curves for a new era

Dmitry Pugachevsky, director of research at Quantifi, explores why building an accurate and robust interest rate curve has considerable implications for a broad range of financial operations – from setting benchmark rates to managing risk – and hinges on…

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