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Internal Rating – An Active Instrument In The Management Of Banking Risks. Case Study Bcr

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  • PICIU, Gabriela Cornelia

    (Centre for Financial and Monetary Research “Victor Slăvescu”, Romanian Academy)

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This paper aims to clarify some aspects regarding the banking activity in general, of crediting, in particular, because it involves a risk by the very elements of anticipation underlying the decision of the banking specialists. For the bank it is very important to know this risk, to make an evaluation as close as possible to reality, and to reject or accept it in full awareness. The contribution of the internal rating in terms of efficiency and stability of a bank is shown via a case study – the Romanian Commercial Bank. The internal rating used by BCR is an active instrument for making credit decisions it provides valuable indicators to the banking analysts that can be used to develop de risk management policies and the prudential measures for the balanced risk dispersion. Given the fact that the credit rating contributes to the objective, professional analysis, the system must be continuously improved and developed by categories of clients and types of risk, so that the included criteria and the resulting conclusions are relevant.This paper aims to clarify some aspects regarding the banking activity in general, of crediting, in particular, because it involves a risk by the very elements of anticipation underlying the decision of the banking specialists. For the bank it is very important to know this risk, to make an evaluation as close as possible to reality, and to reject or accept it in full awareness. The contribution of the internal rating in terms of efficiency and stability of a bank is shown via a case study – the Romanian Commercial Bank. The internal rating used by BCR is an active instrument for making credit decisions it provides valuable indicators to the banking analysts that can be used to develop de risk management policies and the prudential measures for the balanced risk dispersion. Given the fact that the credit rating contributes to the objective, professional analysis, the system must be continuously improved and developed by categories of clients and types of risk, so that the included criteria and the resulting conclusions are relevant.

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  • PICIU, Gabriela Cornelia, 2013. "Internal Rating – An Active Instrument In The Management Of Banking Risks. Case Study Bcr," Studii Financiare (Financial Studies), Centre of Financial and Monetary Research "Victor Slavescu", vol. 17(2), pages 21-30.
  • Handle: RePEc:vls:finstu:v:17:y:2013:i:2:p:21-30
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    Keywords

    rating system; managing risk; monitoring the credit; analysis of the customers;

    JEL classification:

    • G11 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Portfolio Choice; Investment Decisions
    • G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages

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