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Interest Rate Volatility and Risk in Indian Banking

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The easing of controls on interest rates has led to higher interest rate volatility in India. Hence, there is a need to measure and monitor the interest rate exposure of Indian banks. Using publicly available information, this paper attempts to assess the interest rate risk carried by a sample of Indian banks in March 2002. We find evidence of substantial exposure to interest rates.

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Paper provided by International Monetary Fund in its series IMF Working Papers with number 04/17.

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Length: 28
Date of creation: 01 Jan 2004
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Handle: RePEc:imf:imfwpa:04/17

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Keywords: Interest rates; interest rate risk; cash flows; equity capital; bonds; banking; government bonds; future cash flows; savings deposits; present value; bond; interest rate derivatives; government bond; bank assets; savings bank; banking system; bank for international settlements; net present value; liability management; interest rate fluctuations; reserve requirements; bank interest rate; government bond portfolio; national stock exchange; hedge; bond portfolio; reserve ratio; banking supervision; credit risk management; bank rate; corporate bonds; stock exchange; bank deposits; discounting; financial markets; bank interest; currency regime; interest rate futures; liquidity ratio; financial repression; capital adequacy; cash flow; financial institutions; money market mutual funds; bank borrowings; money market; bondholders; derivatives market; bank holdings; asset-liability management; bond portfolios; bank exposure; bank balance sheet; bond price; deposit rate; bank borrowing;

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Cited by:
  1. Amadou N. R. Sy, 2005. "Managing the Interest Rate Risk of Indian Banks' Government Securities Holdings," IMF Working Papers 05/78, International Monetary Fund.
  2. Saha, Asish & Subramanian, V. & Basu, Sanjay & Mishra, Alok Kumar, 2009. "Networth exposure to interest rate risk: An empirical analysis of Indian commercial banks," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 193(2), pages 581-590, March.
  3. Kletzer, Kenneth, 2004. "Liberalizing Capital Flows in India: Financial Repression, Macroeconomic Policy and Gradual Reforms," Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series qt3kj2w649, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz.
  4. Dash, Debasis Kumar, 2010. "INDIAN Bank Base Rate:An Overview," MPRA Paper 25667, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 28 Oct 2010.
  5. Kletzer, Kenneth, 2004. "Liberalizing Capital Flows in India: Financial Repression, Macroeconomic Policy and Gradual Reforms," Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series qt9h27k0ff, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz.
  6. Kletzer, Kenneth, 2004. "Liberalizing Capital Flows in India: Financial Repression, Macroeconomic Policy and Gradual Reforms," Santa Cruz Center for International Economics, Working Paper Series qt3kj2w649, Center for International Economics, UC Santa Cruz.

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