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The continuing saga Basel II developments bank capital management in the light of Basel II how to manage capital in financial institutions

The continuing saga Basel II developments bank capital management in the light of Basel II how... Capital is key to any financial institution. Companies in other industries need capital to buy property and production equipment. For financial institutions, the primary function of capital is to cover unexpected credit and market risks losses, because risk of such losses inevitably accompanies a banks core business of lending money and making markets. David Rowe, Dean Jovic and Richard Reeves explain why it is crucial for financial institutions to build an advanced economic capital framework and how that plays into current initiatives to implement the Basel II Capital Accord. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Balance Sheet Emerald Publishing

The continuing saga Basel II developments bank capital management in the light of Basel II how to manage capital in financial institutions

Balance Sheet , Volume 12 (3): 7 – Jul 1, 2004

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Emerald Publishing
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0965-7967
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10.1108/09657960410699180
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Abstract

Capital is key to any financial institution. Companies in other industries need capital to buy property and production equipment. For financial institutions, the primary function of capital is to cover unexpected credit and market risks losses, because risk of such losses inevitably accompanies a banks core business of lending money and making markets. David Rowe, Dean Jovic and Richard Reeves explain why it is crucial for financial institutions to build an advanced economic capital framework and how that plays into current initiatives to implement the Basel II Capital Accord.

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Balance SheetEmerald Publishing

Published: Jul 1, 2004

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