problem1. Critically evaluate the nature of credit risk and discuss the constituents of the expected loss in the event of a default.
problem2. describe the value of both internal and external credit ratings in assessing default risk and discuss the various ways of credit risk management.
problem3. describe and evaluate the usefulness of gap analysis in measuring liquidity and interest rate risk.
problem4. Discuss the principles of asset and liabilities management in the context of management of liquidity risk.
problem5. ‘The most important contribution of intermediaries is a steady flow of funds from savers to end users. Financial institutions fulfill thus the brokerage and asset transformation functions.’ Discuss the above statement with special reference to the delegated monitoring, liquidity and maturity transformation functions in the context of banking.