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Regulatory-Optimal Funding


  • Chris Kenyon
  • Andrew Green


Funding is a cost to trading desks that they see as an input. Current FVA-related literature reflects this by also taking funding costs as an input, usually constant, and always risk-neutral. However, this funding curve is the output from a Treasury point of view. Treasury must consider Regulatory-required liquidity buffers, and both risk-neutral (Q) and physical measures (P). We describe the Treasury funding problem and optimize against both measures, using the Regulatory requirement as a constraint. We develop theoretically optimal strategies for Q and P, then demonstrate a combined approach in four markets (USD, JPY, EUR, GBP). Since we deal with physical measures we develop appropriate statistical tests, and demonstrate highly significant (p

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  • Chris Kenyon & Andrew Green, 2013. "Regulatory-Optimal Funding," Papers 1310.3386,, revised Aug 2014.
  • Handle: RePEc:arx:papers:1310.3386

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