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Risk Management and Financial Institutions, 5th Edition

Risk Management and Financial Institutions, 5th Edition

John C. Hull

ISBN: 978-1-119-44809-9

Mar 2018

832 pages



The most complete, up-to-date guide to risk management in finance

Risk Management and Financial Institutions, Fifth Edition explains all aspects of financial risk and financial institution regulation, helping you better understand the financial markets—and their potential dangers. Inside, you’ll learn the different types of risk, how and where they appear in different types of institutions, and how the regulatory structure of each institution affects risk management practices. Comprehensive ancillary materials include software, practice questions, and all necessary teaching supplements, facilitating more complete understanding and providing an ultimate learning resource.

All financial professionals need to understand and quantify the risks associated with their decisions. This book provides a complete guide to risk management with the most up to date information.

•       Understand how risk affects different types of financial institutions

•       Learn the different types of risk and how they are managed

•       Study the most current regulatory issues that deal with risk

•       Get the help you need, whether you’re a student or a professional

Risk management has become increasingly important in recent years and a deep understanding is essential for anyone working in the finance industry; today, risk management is part of everyone's job. For complete information and comprehensive coverage of the latest industry issues and practices, Risk Management and Financial Institutions, Fifth Edition is an informative, authoritative guide.

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Business Snapshots xxiii

Preface xxv

Chapter 1 Introduction 1

Part 1: Financial Institutions and Their Trading 23

Chapter 2 Banks 25

Chapter 3 Insurance Companies and Pension Plans 47

Chapter 4 Mutual Funds, ETFs, and Hedge Funds 75

Chapter 5 Trading in Financial Markets 97

Chapter 6 The Credit Crisis of 2007–2008 127

Chapter 7 Valuation and Scenario Analysis: The Risk-Neutral and Real Worlds 145

Part 2: Market Risk 159

Chapter 8 How Traders Manage Their Risks 161

Chapter 9 Interest Rate Risk 185

Chapter 10 Volatility 213

Chapter 11 Correlations and Copulas 243

Chapter 12 Value at Risk and Expected Shortfall 269

Chapter 13 Historical Simulation and Extreme Value Theory 293

Chapter 14 Model-Building Approach 317

Part 3: Regulation 345

Chapter 15 Basel I, Basel II, and Solvency II 347

Chapter 16 Basel II.5, Basel III, and Other Post-Crisis Changes 377

Chapter 17 Regulation of the OTC Derivatives Market 399

Chapter 18 Fundamental Review of the Trading Book 415

Part 4: Credit Risk 429

Chapter 19 Estimating Default Probabilities 431

Chapter 20 CVA and DVA 459

Chapter 21 Credit Value at Risk 479

Part 5: Other Topics 495

Chapter 22 Scenario Analysis and Stress Testing 497

Chapter 23 Operational Risk 515

Chapter 24 Liquidity Risk 537

Chapter 25 Model Risk Management 565

Chapter 26 Economic Capital and RAROC 585

Chapter 27 Enterprise Risk Management 603

Chapter 28 Financial Innovation 621

Chapter 29 Risk Management Mistakes to Avoid 643

Part 6: Appendices 655

Appendix A Compounding Frequencies for Interest Rates 657

Appendix B Zero Rates, Forward Rates, and Zero-Coupon Yield Curves 661

Appendix C Valuing Forward and Futures Contracts 667

Appendix D Valuing Swaps 669

Appendix E Valuing European Options 673

Appendix F Valuing American Options 677

Appendix G Taylor Series Expansions 681

Appendix H Eigenvectors and Eigenvalues 685

Appendix I Principal Components Analysis 689

Appendix J Manipulation of Credit Transition Matrices 691

Appendix K Valuation of Credit Default Swaps 693

Appendix L Synthetic CDOs and Their Valuation 697

Answers to Questions and Problems 701

Glossary 745

RMFI Software 773

Table for N(x) When x ≥ 0 777

Table for N(x) When x ≤ 0 779

Index 781