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Risk Professional August 2009

 
 
 


Chapter 1

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More evidence of a boomlet in risk-related IT spending; a risk-and-regulation think thank takes shape in London; a political-risk pitch from the New York Stock Exchange; the book on Buffett, Soros and Volcker; and more.






Chapter 12

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Banco Santander`s impressive profit performance is directly tied to its systematic approach to risk management. John Hennessy at the Spanish bank`s Abbey subsidiary in London walks us through the principles, the processes and the reporting lines.






Chapter 18

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Mistakes were certainly made, and risk professionals bear some responsibility for trends that contributed to the crisis, but now they can and should be part of the solution, writes Timothy Wilson of Caston Associates.






Chapter 24

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Historically shielded from many external market shocks, Islamic banks are increasingly integrated in the global exonomy and susceptible to its risks. Also: a Financial-risk primer focused on Islamic products.






Chapter 33

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High-performance computing can do for risk what it did for trading, enabling up-to-the-second assessments and decision-making. But is everybody ready?






Chapter 38

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Valabh Muralikrishnan and Hans Tuenter on steps a portfolio manager can take to construct optimal portfolios, and how portfolio optimization can be used to determine the efficient frontier in the credit default swaps market.






Chapter 44

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Among the most difficult risks to measure, liquidity risk and its components are getting new attention in the wake of the crisis. It must be managed through normal and extreme stress conditions alike, says Mario Onorato.






Chapter 50

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Financial institutions must combine rigorous qualitative analysis with quantitative strategies, writes Peruvemba Satish.






Chapter 58

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Why the put option approach is the best practice.






Chapter 60

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It is no longer acceptable for risk management to be simply reactive. Financial institutions must more transparently communicate their exposures and hold individual business units accountable, writes Philippe Carrel




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