Models of Capital Requirements in Static and Dynamic Settings
AbstractThe aim of this paper is twofold. First, we generalize the notion of capital requirement, originally formulated in a regulatory framework, in order to unify other apparently diverse financial concepts. Second, we stress the interpretation of a capital requirement as a measure of risk, providing a link with the theory of coherent risk measures. We define a capital requirement as the minimal initial cost of a hedging action that makes the original position acceptable. Three basic elements are involved in such a methodology: a system of prices, a class of permitted hedging actions and a criterion of acceptability. Our approach is very general, because we construct capital requirements on vector spaces. However, we will give some concrete applications related, in particular, to the availability of a financial market, to the presence of different business units in an institution or to the fact that pay-offs are spread over different dates. Copyright Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena SpA, 2004
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version under "Related research" (further below) or search for a different version of it.
Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena SpA in its journal Economic Notes.
Volume (Year): 33 (2004)
Issue (Month): 3 (November)
Contact details of provider:
Web page: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref=0391-5026
You can help add them by filling out this form.
CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
- Pablo Castañeda, 2007.
"Long Term Risk Assessment in a Defined Contribution Pension System,"
Working Papers, Superintendencia de Pensiones
20, Superintendencia de Pensiones, revised Oct 2007.
- Castaneda, Pablo, 2006. "Long Term Risk Assessment in a Defined Contribution Pension System," MPRA Paper 3347, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 30 Apr 2007.
- M. Kaina & L. Rüschendorf, 2009. "On convex risk measures on L p -spaces," Computational Statistics, Springer, Springer, vol. 69(3), pages 475-495, July.
- Walter Farkas & Pablo Koch-Medina & Cosimo Munari, 2013. "Measuring risk with multiple eligible assets," Papers 1308.3331, arXiv.org, revised Mar 2014.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Wiley-Blackwell Digital Licensing) or (Christopher F. Baum).
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.