Delfiner, Miguel and Balzarotti, Verónica and del Canto, Angel (2001): Backtesting: Performance of capital requirements for market risk in the BCRA. Published in:
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The Central Bank of Argentina (BCRA) introduced in September of 1996 a capital requirement for market risk. This requirement is calculated according to a standarized formulae set by the BCRA, based on a a Value-at-Risk (VaR) of tghe trading portfolio. This document studies the performance of the local methodology for establishing this requirement by means of a backtesting methodology applied to the trading portfolio of all local banks. According to our results, the standarized method established by the BCRA for fixing capital requirements for market risk understates the amount of capital needed to cover the risk.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Backtesting: Performance of capital requirements for market risk in the BCRA|
|English Title:||Backtesting: Funcionamiento de los requisitos de capital por riesgo de mercado del BCRA|
|Keywords:||Backtesting; regulatory capital|
|Subjects:||G - Financial Economics > G2 - Financial Institutions and Services > G28 - Government Policy and Regulation
G - Financial Economics > G3 - Corporate Finance and Governance > G32 - Financing Policy ; Financial Risk and Risk Management ; Capital and Ownership Structure ; Value of Firms ; Goodwill
|Depositing User:||Miguel Delfiner|
|Date Deposited:||19. Jun 2009 14:21|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 23:44|
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