Risk management by Dempster M.A.H. (ed.)

By Dempster M.A.H. (ed.)

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8 Both start with the N × N covariance matrix V . Each of these standard techniques requires that V be positive definite. A matrix is positive definite if all of its eigenvalues are greater than zero. e. Lk,k = (λk )2 > 0, Lj,m = 0 for j = m. 9 The covariance matrix V may not be positive definite for several reasons. 7 See Evan Picoult, ‘Calculating Value At Risk with Monte Carlo Simulation’, in Risk Management for Financial Institutions, Risk Publications, 1997. The same essay with a minor change regarding BIS rules appears in two other books by Risk Publications: Monte Carlo, 1998 and Internal Modeling and CAD II, 1999.

E. e. prices and rates). Uncertainty in value of market rates in the future Risk of fall in market value of portfolio. Simulate many scenarios of changes in market rates. Calculate resulting set of changes in portfolio market value. Change in portfolio market value. Simulated changes in market rates. g. USD/EUR USD/JPY USD/UKS SPOT WTI 1 ... ... ... 2 ... ... ... 3 ... ... ... 4 ... ... ... 5 ... ... ... ... ... ... N ... ... ... For a large firm: N, the number of simulated scenarios might be 5,000 or 10,000 for Monte Carlo simulation.

To calculate the potential loss in portfolio value over a period longer than one day, it would be necessary to model: • The structural changes in the portfolio that could contractually occur during the period. For example, to compute VAR over a two week period, it would be necessary to simulate, for each day of the period: (a) the potential daily changes in all market factors; (b) the concurrent setting each day of floating rates for some of the forwards, swaps and options, as required by the contract’s terms and conditions; and (c) the concurrent daily settlement of fixed, floating or contingent cash flows, as contractually specified.

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