Jeroen van Doorsselaere and Steve Hostettler, Wolters Kluwer Finance Risk and Regulatory Reporting, discuss the key findings from a recent Risk.net survey exploring the challenges, priorities and trends influencing risk teams’ investment decisions and…
In this paper, a new method for computing the standard errors (SEs) of returns-based risk and performance estimators for serially dependent returns is developed.
The authors investigate the puzzle in the literature that various parametric loss given default (LGD) statistical models perform similarly, by comparing their performance in a simulation framework.
The authors analyze the role of monetary policy uncertainty in predicting jumps in nine advanced equity markets.
In this paper, the author revisits optimal reinsurance problems by minimizing the adjusted value of the liability of an insurer, which encompasses a risk margin. The risk margin is determined by expectile.
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Many large organizations have risk that propagates because of the dependencies between their various major organizational components. This paper addresses when cycles of dependencies exist in an organization or system of systems.
A contested result was unexpected, but scenario planning meant banks weren’t unprepared
Asia Risk 25: HK regulatory head says central banks must “never have to step in again” to bail out investors
Pandemic prompts a switch in approach from strategic to tactical
Phil Whitehurst, head of service development, rates, SwapClear at LCH, explores the potential parallels between forward-looking term Sonia rates and term SOFR rates. He presents his thoughts on the recent announcement of increased powers for the…
Some CCPs are mooting joint auctions to resolve large defaults – but critics deem them unworkable
The impact of corporate social and environmental performance on credit rating prediction: North America versus Europe
The authors quantify the extent to which the quality of credit rating predictions improves by integrating measures of corporate social performance (CSP) in an established credit risk model. Their analysis provides comprehensive evidence of the…
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This paper examines the relationship between portfolio size and the stability of mutual fund risk measures, presenting evidence for economies of scale in risk management.
Libor’s demise as a trusted benchmark presents a seismic challenge to the financial services industry. As time ticks down to its planned replacement in 2021 and alternative rates and new products emerge, market participants must determine the risks to…
Economic policy uncertainty, investors’ attention and US real estate investment trusts’ herding behaviors
Using a quantile regression model, this study examines economic policy uncertainty and investors’ attention for policy risk on US real estate investment trusts’ (REITs’) herding behaviors.
The author models interactions between financial transactions and expectations and describe asset pricing and return disturbances.
Jason Waight, head of regulatory affairs, Europe at MarketAxess, explores the key role of reliable data sources in offering a commercial advantage to traders during the March crisis