5 mins read Calculating EAR Earnings-at-Risk (EAR) is computed in order to evaluate … Read More
2 mins read Duration is a measure of how rapidly the prices of interest sensitive securities change as the rate of interest changes (see application example in the ALM section). For example, if the duration of a security works out to 2 this means that for a 1% increase in interest rates the price of the instrument will decrease by 2%. Similarly, if the interest rates were to decrease by 1% the price of the security would increase by 2%.
6 mins read This section reviews the following Asset Liability Management (ALM) tools: … Read More