Risk Books

Risk Books has been a world leader in specialist books on risk management and the financial markets for over 15 years. Risk Books is proud to be a niche publisher that has quality as its top priority.

Our mission is to produce books that truly add value by delivering the very best information on our specialist subjects. And with more than 150 different titles currently in print, Risk Books covers a wide range of technical subjects for academics, practitioners, investors and corporate users - ranging from derivatives, hedge funds, quant analysis, credit, regulatory issues and operational risk to the energy, insurance and currency markets - with books for experts and scholars alike.

All Risk Books are written and edited by leading professionals and academics. It has been the enduring goal over the years to establish relationships with writers and editors of the highest calibre, and produce books that make a genuine difference.


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Collateral and Financial Plumbing

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This Introduction to the newly published Collateral and Financial Plumbing provides a summary of the book, and provides an angle on the world of finance that was already in existence, but not widely understood by many finance professionals. Written by the leading authority on collateral, Manmohan... view abstract

Category: Credit Risk | Published: 30 July 2014 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 6

Risk Transparency

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This report is a valuable resource which will enable you to gain a competitive advantage in the increasingly important area of risk transparency and reporting. Learn how to dissect the form, content and subjective transparency of the information you provide to management and outside stakeholders;... view abstract

Category: Operational Risk | Published: 05 March 2014 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 6

CCAR and Beyond - Capital Assessment, Stress Testing and Applications

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Following the global financial crisis, the Comprehensive Capital Analysis Review – CCAR – has emerged in the US as the most dominant regulatory regime to face banks in recent years: banks must be able to prove to regulators that they have sufficient capital to weather a severe economic downturn.

Category: Compliance | Published: 13 February 2014 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 9

Risk Books: High-Frequency Trading Extract

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This is the survival guide for trading in a world where high-frequency trading predominates in markets, accounting for upwards of 60% of trading in equities and futures, and 40% in foreign exchange.

Category: Trading Systems | Published: 25 November 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 4

An introduction to the survival guide to commodity investing and trading

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Stinson Gibner brings two decades’ worth of experience to Commodity Investing and Trading and discusses all aspects of the commodity markets, from fundamentals to how best to invest and trade in them.

Category: Commodities | Published: 22 October 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 3

Credit Risk Modelling

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The importance of accurately modelling and managing credit risk is continuously growing, regulatory changes and evolving risk management practices have led to banks looking a lot more closely at credit risk. This white paper provides an introduction to this challenging topic.

Category: Credit Risk | Published: 30 May 2012 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 19

Managing and Measuring Capital

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This white paper considers how capital is measured and managed by banks and other financial institutions and how current techniques should be improved to address the issues highlighted in the recent crisis.

Category: Asset Liability Management | Published: 21 May 2012 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 3

Modelling and Managing Liquidity Risk

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Liquidity risk is hard to understand. It needs to be broken down into its components and drivers in order to manage and model it successfully. This white paper considers the key topics in this challenging area.

Category: Liquidity Risk | Published: 31 December 2011 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 5

Risk Management for Insurers

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The insurance industry is facing turbulent times and risk management is at the top of the agenda. This is particularly the case in Europe, where the introduction of Solvency II will drastically redesign the supervisory rules for regulatory capital for insurance companies.

Category: Solvency II | Published: 17 October 2011 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 5

A Quantitative Framework to Assess the Risk-Reward Profile of Non-Equity Products

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Faced with myriad choices, retail investors choose between different financial products based on their liquidity attitude, risk appetite, budget constraints and performance objectives. But how, given the vast range of products and the innumerable ways of describing them, can an investor know the... view abstract

Category: Structured Products | Published: 27 September 2011 | Type: White Paper