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Financial Risk Management

R. K. Arora

ISBN: 9789390395637

404 pages

INR 649

Description

Financial Risk Management is designed to provide the readers with a stronger foundation in measurement and management of financial risks. This book takes the readers through the subject in a step-wise manner with the aim of providing necessary knowledge and skills for evaluating and dealing with financial risks. This book is primarily meant for graduate students of Management, and it would also prove helpful to the students intending to appear in the FRM examination conducted by Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) as well as practicing risk managers.

 

Chapter 1 Introduction to Financial Risk Management

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Risk Management

1.3 Benefits of Risk Management

1.4 Types of Risks

1.5 Financial Markets

1.6 Types of Financial Risks

1.7 Market Risk

1.8 Credit/Counterparty Risk

1.9 Operational Risk

1.10 Model Risk

1.11 Risk and Risk Factors

1.12 Financial Risk Management

1.13 Steps in the Risk Management Process

 

Chapter 2 Market Risk: Sensitivity Measures

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Sensitivity Measures of Market Risk

 

Chapter 3 Volatility and Correlation

3.1 Introduction

3.2 Estimation of Volatility

3.3 Standard Approach

3.4 Weighting Schemes

3.5 The ARCH Model

3.6 The EWMA Model

3.7 GARCH (1,1) Model

3.8 Forecasting Future Volatility for Option Pricing

3.9 Component GARCH Model

3.10 Asymmetric Volatility

3.11 Implied Volatilities

3.12 Volatility Indices

3.13 Predicting Correlations

 

Chapter 4 Value at Risk and Expected Shortfall

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Value at Risk

4.3 Expected Shortfall (ES)

4.4 Choice of VaR Parameters

4.5 Aggregation of VaR and ES

4.6 Calculating VaR

4.7 Parametric and Nonparametric VaR

4.8 HS Approach

4.9 Monte Carlo Simulation Approach

4.10 Parametric VaR

4.11 VaR for Non-normal Distributions

4.12 Parametric Versus Nonparametric VaR

4.13 Marginal VaR

4.14 Component VaR

4.15 Back Testing

4.16 Stress Testing

4.17 Risk Metrics

 

Chapter 5 Management of Market Risk

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Portfolio Diversification

5.3 Hedging

5.4 Insurance-Type Contracts

5.5 Portfolio Insurance

5.6 Internal Hedges

5.7 Basel Guidelines

 

Chapter 6 Estimating Default and Migration Probabilities

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Credit Risk VaR

6.3 Measuring Probability of Default

6.4 Migration Probabilities

6.5 Basel Guidelines

 

Chapter 7 Credit Value at Risk

7.1 Introduction

7.2 Exposure at Default

7.3 Loss Given Default

7.4 Credit Risk Correlations

7.5 Expected and Unexpected Loss

7.6 Credit Risk Models

 

Chapter 8 Credit Risk Management

8.1 Introduction

8.2 Marking-to-Market

8.3 Netting

8.4 Collateralization

8.5 Downgrade Triggers

8.6 Loan Syndication

8.7 Guarantees and Letters of Credit

8.8 Credit Rationing

8.9 Debt Covenants

8.10 Monitoring

8.11 Put options

8.12 Credit Derivatives

8.13 Credit insurance

8.14 Securitization

8.15 Basel Guidelines

 

Chapter 9 Operational Risk

9.1 Introduction

9.2 Types of Operational Risk Losses

9.3 Measurement of Operational Risk

9.4 Managing Operational Risk

 

Chapter 10 Liquidity Risk

10.1 Introduction

10.2 Types of Liquidity Risk

10.3 Funding Liquidity Risk

10.4 Managing Liquidity Risk

10.5 Liquidity Black Holes

10.6 Basel III Regulations

 

Chapter 11 Model Risk

11.1 Introduction

11.2 Models for Pricing Standard Products

11.3 Models for Non-standard Products

11.4 Sources of Model Risk

11.5 Quantifying Model Risk

11.6 Managing Model Risk

11.7 Regulatory Requirement

11.8 Model Development

11.9 Model Validation

 

Chapter 12 Asset Liability Management

12.1 Introduction

12.2 Objectives of ALM

12.3 Interest Rate Risk

12.4 Liquidity Funding Risk

12.5 Organization of the ALM Function

12.6 Reserve Bank of India Guidelines on ALM by Indian Banks

 

Chapter 13 Enterprise Risk Management

13.1 Introduction

13.2 Economic Capital

13.3 Risk Appetite

13.4 Risk Culture

13.5 Top-down Approach

13.6 Bottom-up Approach

13.7 Risk Allocation

13.8 Risk-Adjusted Performance Measurement

13.9 Risk-Based Pricing

 

Chapter 14 Financial Innovation

14.1 Introduction

14.2 Important Financial Innovations

14.3 Role of Finance Theories and Models in Stimulating Financial Innovation

14.4 Factors that Motivate Financial Innovation

14.5 Diffusion of Financial Innovations

14.6 Classification and Functions of the Financial Innovations

14.7 Implications of Innovations on Financial Markets

14.8 The Future of Financial Innovation

 

Chapter 15 Role of Analytics in Risk Management

15.1 Introduction

15.2 Types of Data Analytics

15.3 Steps in Risk Analytics

15.4 Financial Risk Analytics

15.5 Benefits of Risk Analytics

15.6 Challenges in Use of Data Analytics

 

Summary

Glossary

Assignment Material

Caselets

 

Appendix A Sovereign Risk and Financial Crisis

A.1 Introduction

A.2 Sovereign Risk

A.3 Credit Crisis 2007

A.4 Flash Crashes

 

Appendix B Solvency II Guidelines

B.1 Introduction

B.2 Objectives of Solvency II

B.3 Applicability

B.4 Pillars

 

Appendix C Introduction to Probability Theory

C.1 Probability

C.2 Properties of Probability

C.3 Characteristics of Probability Distributions

 

Appendix D Introduction to Financial Derivatives

D.1 Derivative

D.2 Types of Derivative Contracts

D.3 Put-call Parity Theorem

 

Appendix E Financial Risk Management during COVID-19

 

Index

 

 

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