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Tag Archives: Risks

Political Risk

Political risk arising out of political scenario – a discussion

This unit will make an attempt to bring out the salient features of political risk arising out of political scenario in financial market place. Financial markets are the backbone of any economy, be it developed, undeveloped or underdeveloped....
bank risks

COOL TIMES in Risk Management Revisited

Some time back, I shared some thoughts on various risks faced by banks. For easy remembering and recall, I also coined COOL TIMES. The subsequent developments in the market place, particularly in the regulatory space, made me to rethink and...
DDT

Disputed derivative transactions – Santander and Pourtuguese Rail Operator

I happened to read today a news item on disputed derivatives transactions. It is reported therein, the dealers settled a crop of disputed derivatives trades with Portuguese state owned entities last year with one exception – Santander...
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LIBOR Revisited

Do you know? When LIBOR was born? Minos Zombanakis, born 88 years ago on a Greek island, remembers well the birth of the interest rate benchmark. “I was, more or less, if you excuse the lack of modesty, the one who started the whole thing,”...
Trade Repositories

Next Level for Trade Repositories – Part II

QUANT MEASURES Size refers to the scale of activity (eg volumes) or positions (eg outstanding notional or mark-to-market amounts) in a defined population. Financial institutions with large notional or mark-to-market amounts or volumes may pose...
Financial Technology

Financial Technology and Market Leadership

This write-up traces the financial markets, financial institutions and financial technology, the business benefits that can be reaped by financial institutions by acquiring FT – Financial Technology to achieve leadership position in the...
Systemic risk

Systemic risks and Investment Banking

  In financial markets, the systemic risk is the risk of failure or collapse of the entire financial markets as opposed to the risk associated with any one of the asset classes, individual financial institution or group.   It can be...
Ronald Coase

My Tributes to Professor Emeritus Ronald Coase

Ronald Coase, 1991 Nobel Prize Winner for Economic Sciences and an influential economist of our times, passed away at the ripe age of 102. His final book was “How China Became Capitalist” co-written with a former student, Nina Wang and this...
BPO

BPO opportunities in investment banking

Business process outsourcing (BPO) is a subset of outsourcing that involves the contracting of the operations and responsibilities of specific business functions (or processes) to a third-party service provider. Originally, this was associated...
Capital_Markets

Integrated Global Capital Market Platforms

Banking, Financial Services and Insurance vertical – BFSI in short – is the only global industry which is totally risk savvy and thrives only by acquiring and managing risk. BFSI players need therefore delivery of seamless governance,...