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market risk amendment understanding the marking-to-model and value-at-risk by Chorafas, Dimitris N.

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English


  • Financial futures.,
  • Risk management.,
  • Futures -- Law and legislation.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDimitris N. Chorafas.
LC ClassificationsHG6024.3 .C48 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 332 p. :
Number of Pages332
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL663146M
ISBN 100786312246
LC Control Number97008664

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Jan 14,  · The MRR implements the Amendment to the Capital Accord to incorporate market risks (Market Risk Amendment, or MRA) issued by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) in and modified in and Currently, the BCBS is in the process of further modifying the MRA. for example, interest-rate risk in the banking book. Return. activities may be accounted for at book value or lower of cost and market, although for the purposes of measuring market risk they would be evaluated at market value. 6. The capital charges for foreign exchange risk and for commodities risk will apply to banks' total currency and commodity positions, subject to some discretion to exclude. Market risk refers to the risk that an investment may face due to fluctuations in the market. The risk is that the investment’s value will decrease. Also known as systematic risk, the term may also refer to a specific currency or commodity.. Market risk is generally expressed in annualized terms, either as a fraction of the initial value (e.g. 6%) or an absolute number (e.g. $6).Author: Christian Nordqvist. The Market Risk Amendment is the first book that examines the Market Risk Amendment of the Basle Committee from every angle,creating not just a listing of techniques or tools with which to comply,but a comprehensive understanding of how to operate and build your business in this new risk Dimitris N. Chorafas.

ing from trading activities and, further, that market risk exposures are more visible and more easily measured within the trading portfolio because these positions are marked to market daily. Thus, under the amended capital standards, positions in a bank’s trading book are subject to the market risk capital requirements but are exempt. Market risk Risk that cannot be diversified away. Related: Systematic risk Systemic Risk A risk that is carried by an entire class of assets and/or liabilities. Systemic risk may apply to a certain country or industry, or to the entire global economy. It is impossible to reduce systemic risk for the global economy (complete global shutdown is always. Here my reading list for new members of our risk team at work: Do it your self Guides Beyond Value at Risk: The New Science of Risk Management (Frontiers in Finance Series): Kevin Dowd: Books Financial Modeling: Simon. Market risk is the risk of losses in positions arising from movements in market prices. There is no unique classification as each classification may refer to different aspects of market risk. Nevertheless, the most commonly used types of market risk are.