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Duration Gap for Financial Institutions
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is usually presented as a “stand alone” issue in much of the banking literature. Duration is an important tool used by managers, but many overly simplified examples are not consistent with operating realities. This study offers a more realistic approach to measuring portfolio duration and duration gap which will enhance the bank’s strategic planning process. INTRODUCTION While rates have remained relatively low and stable recently, institutions must still be prepared for rising interest rates. Duration matching represents a powerful tool in minimizing the risk of changing interest rates. It is an important tool ...
The State Bank might have done a good job in its monetary manoeuvring in the first half of 2010. But, what about the rest of the year? Dr Nguyen Kim Thanh, director of the central bank’s Banking Strategy Institute explains why it is still “a jungle out there”. Macro economic stability, economic expansion and tamed inflation are three targets that Vietnam’s monetary policy must pursue at the same time to meet the National Assembly’s socio-economic targets set for 2010. This is a tough mission as those targets could drag each other down. Normally, monetary policies aimed at bolstering the ... Read More
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