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AMA Risk Model

AMA Risk Model

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Save the AMA whale: ΝΒ: This is not a post about real whales and the ongoing struggle to keep these magnificent mammals alive for future generations to marvel at. Hopefully the individuals who have risked their lives to bring the near extinction of many whale species to worldwide attention will not take offense with us usurping imagery linked to this valiant campaign. We simply want to draw attention to another, rather more armchair type of campaign, namely: saving the AMA risk model.
The mystery of the collapsed cathedral

The mystery of the collapsed cathedral

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The mystery of the collapsed cathedral: You walk to the center of an old city and you see its glorious cathedral lying in ruins. What in the world has happened here? Your investigative instinct goes into overdrive. This is not supposed to happen. Not in peacetime anyway. How can it be that this magnificent edifice, after gracing the town’s central square for who knows how many centuries, is now little more than a rubble pile in the center of town?
Visualizing the Stress of US Banks

Visualizing the Stress of US Banks

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Visualizing the Stress of US Banks: A recurring cycle of regulatory stress testing exercises has become the new normal in the banking world, at least on the two shores of the northern Atlantic. The periodicity of the European stress testing heartbeat has not yet been firmly established. Did we just miss a beat in 2015 (a so called palpitation) or will the European cycle have two (or more) years periodicity? Who knows.
ECB Stress Test Result Explorer Released

ECB Stress Test Result Explorer Released

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The Stress Test Explorer is a web app developed by Open Riskto assist with the exploration and understanding of the large number of results published by the European regulatory authorities (ECB/EBA) in connection with the 2014 Comprehensive Assessment exercise. The app is now live and freely accessible here. Please note: The app is requires a modern browser to display graphics In line with the beta testing status of the entire Open Risk website, this app may evolve, subject to user comments and feedback.
Benchmarking and the future use of internal capital models

Benchmarking and the future use of internal capital models

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The rationale for continuing with internal capital models in the Basel 3 world: Overview of the challenges and opportunities offered by internal capital models (economic capital models) in the post-crisis era. Conference Presentation given at: Venue: 2nd Annual Capital Modelling under Basel III (Marcus Evans Conference) Location: London Time: January 28th 2014 Link to presentation: Local file