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Financial Risk Management

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Sufyan KhanAxiomSL - London

Laying a solid foundation for the IRB Approach in Turkey

29 March 2016  |  2847 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Turkey’s Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency (BDDK) is moving ahead with plans to permit the use of the Internal Ratings-Based (IRB) Approach to credit risk. Having relied on the Standardized Approach for some time, many banks will be eager to reduce their capital requirements by moving to more risk-sensitive IRB models. However, in order t...

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Richard ChapmanSunGard - Singapore

Why is a reconciliation like a shirt? A buyer’s guide by a reluctant shopper

17 September 2015  |  2549 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Picture the scene: in a tailor’s shop in Hoi Ann, Vietnam, a reluctant shopper (me) has just been measured for a couple of bespoke suits. I’ve chosen the fabric, decided on the cut and I’m just about to pay for the privilege. Then the tailor throws a curveball. Had I thought, he asks, about shirts to go with my purchases? Despite fierce air condit...

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Elizabeth Lumley
Elizabeth LumleyRainmaking Innovation - London

This year's scandal is brought to you by the forex market

03 November 2014  |  2886 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

About a year ago I had a coffee with a former foreign exchange trader (as you do) who said to me. "Liz, the next big scandal is going to be around all these banks rigging the foreign exchange mar...

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Manuj Mukherjee
Manuj MukherjeeINFOSYS LTD - Bangalore


10 October 2014  |  1840 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The credit risk associated over a loan lifecycle can be best arrested at the time of originating the loan itself. So, Invariably there is a need to have a more robust process and an intelligent syste...

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Amit Agrawal
Amit AgrawalAxiomSL Pte Ltd - Singapore

Why do RWA differ across countries

23 January 2014  |  3915 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Risk Weights Assets (RWA) allocate an amount of capital to the assets held by a financial institution as a function of their risk perception and the origination nature (the higher the perceived risk, ...

TagsRisk & regulationWholesale banking
Amit Agrawal
Amit AgrawalAxiomSL Pte Ltd - Singapore

Monitoring Tools for Basel III

28 November 2013  |  2529 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

One of the advantage of the financial crisis is that banking regulators focus more on liquidity then capital. Hence Basel Committee's focussed in Basel III to strengthen global capital and liquidity r...

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Richard Chapman
Richard ChapmanSunGard - Singapore

ATM Reconciliations: sounding the alarm for potential risk

20 June 2013  |  3763 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Banks are under pressure to deliver growth to ensure long-term survival. But growth initiatives of new services and products are dependent on the application of new operational processes, including re...

TagsRisk & regulationPost-trade & ops
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Decision Automation: A Simple Puzzle That Can Teach Us A Lot

07 December 2012  |  3692 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In this article, we want to illustrate the importance of augmenting automated decisioning and business intelligence systems with human intelligence. Here’s a simple logic puzzle for starters. Please l...

TagsRisk & regulationRetail banking
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Scorecards. Achieving Most Precise Borrower Segmentation

19 November 2012  |  2820 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Below we examine most common mistakes in scorecard development, and explain how to use them for most precise borrower rating and segmentation. Scorecards provide a set of weights assigned to character...

TagsRisk & regulationRetail banking
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Energy Trading Risk management

08 October 2012  |  2160 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Albedo energy consulting launches comprehensive energy trading and risk management software, which runs on any windows platform, consumes less than 700KB of storage and requires no implementation

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Founded by Anthony Carfang
Date 01 Jul 2010
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This network brings together professionals involved in the oversight and management of their company's financial risks and exposures as well as solution vendors, in order to discuss risk issues including interest rate risk, foreign exchange risk and commodity price risk, among others.
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