VaR-x: Fat Tails in Financial Risk Management
To ensure a competent regulatory framework with respect to Value-at-Risk for Establishing Bank's capital adequacy requirements, as promoted by the Basle Committee, then the parametrical approach to estimate VaR needs to incorporte fat tails, apparent in the return distributions of financial assets. This paper provides a simple method to obtain accurate parametric VaR-x mesures, by including a specific measure for the tail fatness of an asset's return distribution.
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