Risk Management in Banking, Fourth Edition

  • 7h 45m
  • Joël Bessis
  • John Wiley & Sons (UK)
  • 2015

The seminal guide to risk management, streamlined and updated

Risk Management in Banking is a comprehensive reference for the risk management industry, covering all aspects of the field. Now in its fourth edition, this useful guide has been updated with the latest information on ALM, Basel 3, derivatives, liquidity analysis, market risk, structured products, credit risk, securitizations, and more. The new companion website features slides, worked examples, a solutions manual, and the new streamlined, modular approach allows readers to easily find the information they need. Coverage includes asset liability management, risk-based capital, value at risk, loan portfolio management, capital allocation, and other vital topics, concluding with an examination of the financial crisis through the utilisation of new views such as behavioural finance and nonlinearity of risk.

Considered a seminal industry reference since the first edition's release, Risk Management in Banking has been streamlined for easy navigation and updated to reflect the changes in the field, while remaining comprehensive and detailed in approach and coverage. Students and professionals alike will appreciate the extended scope and expert guidance as they:

  • Find all "need-to-know" risk management topics in a single text
  • Discover the latest research and the new practices
  • Understand all aspects of risk management and banking management
  • See the recent crises – and the lessons learned – from a new perspective
  • Risk management is becoming increasingly vital to the banking industry even as it grows more complex. New developments and advancing technology continue to push the field forward, and professionals need to stay up-to-date with in-depth information on the latest practices. Risk Management in Banking provides a comprehensive reference to the most current state of the industry, with complete information and expert guidance.

    About the Author

    JOËL BESSIS is Professor of Finance at HEC Paris, the leading French business school, where he conducts training in risk management throughout Europe, the US, and Asia. Over the course of his career Joël has developed a dual expertise – as an academic and as a practitioner, holding permanent consulting assignments in corporations and later, in banks.

    In this Book

    • Risks and Risk Management
    • Banking Regulations Overview
    • Balance Sheet Management and Regulations
    • Liquidity Management and Liquidity Gaps
    • Interest Rate Gaps
    • Hedging and Gap Management
    • Economic Value of the Banking Book
    • Convexity Risk in Banking
    • Convexity Risk: The Case of Mortgages
    • Funds Transfer Pricing Systems
    • Returns, Random Shocks and Value-at-Risk
    • Portfolio Risk and Factor Models
    • Delta-Normal VaR and Historical VaR
    • Extensions of Traditional VaR
    • Volatility
    • Simulation of Interest Rates
    • Market Risk Regulations
    • Credit Risk
    • Credit Risk Data
    • Scoring Models and Credit Ratings
    • Default Models
    • Counterparty Credit Risk
    • Credit Event Dependencies
    • Credit Portfolio Risk: Analytics
    • Credit Portfolio Risk: Simulations
    • Credit Risk Regulations
    • Capital Allocation and Risk Contributions
    • Risk-adjusted Performance Measures
    • Credit Derivatives
    • Securitizations


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