Tag Archives: Economics

Principles for the Management of Credit Risk – consultative document   While financial institutions have faced difficulties over the years for a multitude of reasons, the major cause of serious banking problems continues to be directly related to lax credit … Continue reading

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Outlining Risk Management Action Plans : Going back to Key Basics!

Developing a Risk Management Action Plan to counteract against Financial and Business Risks is very important for survival of all organizations. However it is of utmost importance for FIs (Financial institutions) to develop a concrete risk management action plan, which … Continue reading

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Top Down Vs. Bottom Up Style of Investment Analysis: Risk Versus Research Desk Perspectives

In the field of Investment Risk and Research Analyses, the research / risk analyst has to make a choice between two asset selection and / or allocation approaches.  First approach is referred to as the “Top Down Analysis” and the … Continue reading

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Price to Earnings Multiple in Context of Stock Market Investments

Many Stock Traders today are using PE Multiples for different reasons. I have seen the greatest abuse and misuse of such ratios as a risk manager in the financial sector.¬† I had way too many arguments with Dumbo Non-Technical Traders … Continue reading

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How to manage Financial Risks using Risk Limits

Financial Risk Limits can help a Fund Manager/ Dealer/Trader and others who perform similar functions to manage¬† Market, Credit, Asset Liquidity and Operational Risks in a more well planned and controlled manner. Financial Risk Limits are of different types and … Continue reading

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Financial Risk Management – MATLAB – MathWorks Useful website for beginners in FRM!

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Why study Financial Risk Management ?

Risk Management is a new academic invention within the subject area of Finance and Economics. Not many people know about this subject (on its own) but those who do, always seem to suggest that Risk Finance belongs within the domain … Continue reading

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