Understanding Market, Credit, and Operational Risk: The Value at Risk Approach by Linda Allen, Jacob Boudoukh, Anthony Saunders

Understanding Market, Credit, and Operational Risk: The Value at Risk Approach

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Understanding Market, Credit, and Operational Risk: The Value at Risk Approach Linda Allen, Jacob Boudoukh, Anthony Saunders ebook
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ISBN: 0631227091, 9781405142267
Page: 313
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

Yet while many companies are increasing their trading capabilities, only a rare few are building out the risk and pricing resources needed for them to capture the optimal value from the higher risks they're assuming in their expanded operations. For a detailed discussion see Speyer (2011). Recently, risk management has come to occupy a prominent position in financial administration, particularly as a result of the expansion of credit, of market growth and of globalization (Bueno, 2003). Insurers are also beginning to identify and define measures to control operational risk by That appears to be the course of Solvency II which is a value at risk (VaR) approach with a probability of failure of less than 0.5%. This measure provides a maximum amount of money that might be lost at a given probability level and an organization can assign an upper limit to the VaR it is willing to accept. Countries: A solution with a structural VAR approach ”, Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. This report seeks to provide regulators with a thorough discussion of risk, and to suggest an approach—“risk-aware regulation”—whereby regulators can explicitly and proactively seek to identify, understand and minimize the risks associated. To summarize: JPMorgan's Chief Investment Office needed a new value-at-risk (VaR) model for the synthetic credit portfolio (the one that blew up) and assigned a quantitative whiz (“a London-based quantitative expert, mathematician and model developer” who As a consequence, Excel is everywhere you look in the business world—especially in areas where people are adding up numbers a lot, like marketing, business development, sales, and, yes, finance. SAUNDERS LINDA ALLEN John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Credit Risk Measurement: New Approaches to Value at Risk and Other. For a discussion of optimal approaches to dealing with systemic risk see Weistroffer (2012). Using VaR to protect against losses can lead to Many organizations manage market, credit, and operational risks in isolation, ignoring correlations and associations among these risks that could be more easily identified with a firmwide assessment of risk. Some players have gone so far as to opt for international diversification in spite of the increase in operational risk and rise in corporate governance problems. The Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) is the newly created macro- prudential supervisory agency in the US, charged with safeguarding the US economy from future financial crises. As a result, they risk reducing This enables risk managers to identify the tangible market and credit developments to which the firm's financial performance and liquidity are particularly sensitive.

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