Financial Institutions Management

Front Cover
McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Limited, 2001 - Financial institutions - 746 pages
0 Reviews
This text focuses on the risks faced by managers of financial institutions and the methods and markets through which these risks are managed. The context is the Canadian financial services industry. The text begins with thumbnail sketches of the industry, its member companies, their structures and the regulatory environment. It looks not only at banks but also at insurance companies, trust companies, credit unions, investment banks and finance companies, providing a holistic view of the challenges of liquidity risk, interest rate risk, market risk, credit and other risks in the global environment.This highly regarded text continues to take the same innovative approach as the first edition, focusing on managing return and risk. The book's central theme is that the risks faced by financial institution managers, and the methods and markets through which these risks are managed, are essentially the same, whether the institution is a commercial bank, an investment bank, a credit union, an insurance company or a finance company. A second theme that emerges in this edition is that the risks booked by the financial institution use risk capital and generate an expected return that should justify that use. The authors explain the latest techniques of risk measurement against the backdrop of the convergence of worldwide securities, investment, credit and insurance industries.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Banks and Other Deposittaking Institutions
3
Appendix 11 Key Recommendations in the New Policy Framework for Canadas Financial Services Sector
24
Appendix 12 Laws Affecting Financial Institutions
26
Copyright

59 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information