Exposure to rising corporate debt — including bonds and loans — was among several key risk themes identified by the OCC in its semiannual risk report released today.
Browsing: Interest rate risk
As deposit competition heats up, bankers may need to revisit assumptions and pricing models.
Uncertainty around how bank deposits will react to a rising interest rate environment was among several key risk themes identified by the OCC in its Semiannual Risk Perspective report released today.
Banks are bringing increasing sophistication to measuring and managing interest rate risk and other intersection risks.
FDIC-insured banks and savings institutions earned $25.5 billion in the fourth quarter, down 40.9 percent from the industry’s earnings a year before, the FDIC said yesterday.
As the Federal Reserve continues its slow and steady course to raise the federal funds rate, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President and CEO Robert Kaplan today said he expects to see continued GDP growth and tightening of conditions in the labor market in 2018.
As interest rates move up and commodity prices stay low, bankers’ use of the secondary market is evolving to focus on fixed-rate products.
The number of banks using derivatives to manage interest rate risk could increase significantly as a result of a new hedge accounting standard issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board today.
The OCC is focusing on credit risk, compliance risk and strategic risk as its top supervisory priorities at community and midsize banks, according to the agency’s Semiannual Risk Perspective report released today.