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Risk Management in Banking, 4th Edition




Risk Management in Banking, 4th Edition

Joël Bessis

ISBN: 978-1-118-66021-8 June 2015 376 Pages

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The seminal guide to risk management, streamlined and updated

Risk Management in Banking is a comprehensive reference for the risk management industry, covering all aspects of the field. Now in its fourth edition, this useful guide has been updated with the latest information on ALM, Basel 3, derivatives, liquidity analysis, market risk, structured products, credit risk, securitizations, and more. The new companion website features slides, worked examples, a solutions manual, and the new streamlined, modular approach allows readers to easily find the information they need. Coverage includes asset liability management, risk-based capital, value at risk, loan portfolio management, capital allocation, and other vital topics, concluding with an examination of the financial crisis through the utilisation of new views such as behavioural finance and nonlinearity of risk.

Considered a seminal industry reference since the first edition's release, Risk Management in Banking has been streamlined for easy navigation and updated to reflect the changes in the field, while remaining comprehensive and detailed in approach and coverage. Students and professionals alike will appreciate the extended scope and expert guidance as they:

  • Find all "need-to-know" risk management topics in a single text
  • Discover the latest research and the new practices
  • Understand all aspects of risk management and banking management
  • See the recent crises – and the lessons learned – from a new perspective

Risk management is becoming increasingly vital to the banking industry even as it grows more complex. New developments and advancing technology continue to push the field forward, and professionals need to stay up-to-date with in-depth information on the latest practices. Risk Management in Banking provides a comprehensive reference to the most current state of the industry, with complete information and expert guidance.

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Foreword vii

Preface ix

About the Author xi

1 Risks and Risk Management 1

2 Banking Regulations Overview 13

3 Balance Sheet Management and Regulations 21

4 Liquidity Management and Liquidity Gaps 31

5 Interest Rate Gaps 43

6 Hedging and Gap Management 57

7 Economic Value of the Banking Book 67

8 Convexity Risk in Banking 81

9 Convexity Risk: The Case of Mortgages 91

10 Funds Transfer Pricing Systems 109

11 Returns, Random Shocks and Value-at-Risk 123

12 Portfolio Risk and Factor Models 135

13 Delta-normal VaR and Historical VaR 149

14 Extensions of Traditional VaR 159

15 Volatility 169

16 Simulation of Interest Rates 179

17 Market Risk Regulations 189

18 Credit Risk 199

19 Credit Risk Data 211

20 Scoring Models and Credit Ratings 221

21 Default Models 237

22 Counterparty Credit Risk 253

23 Credit Event Dependencies 263

24 Credit Portfolio Risk: Analytics 271

25 Credit Portfolio Risk: Simulations 283

26 Credit Risk Regulations 293

27 Capital Allocation and Risk Contributions 303

28 Risk-adjusted Performance Measures 315

29 Credit Derivatives 323

30 Securitizations 331

References 345

Index 351