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  • 1Basel II Accord — Basel II (also known as Βασιλεία ΙΙ in Greek) is the second of the Basel Accords, which are recommendations on banking laws and regulations issued by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision. The purpose of Basel II, which was initially… …

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  • 2Capital requirement — The capital requirement is a bank regulation, which sets a framework on how banks and depository institutions must handle their capital. The categorization of assets and capital is highly standardized so that it can be risk weighted.… …

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  • 3Capital adequacy ratio — (CAR), also called Capital to Risk (Weighted) Assets Ratio (CRAR), is a ratio of a bank s capital to its risk. National regulators track a bank s CAR to ensure that it can absorb a reasonable amount of loss [Cite web |… …

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  • 4Basel I — is the round of deliberations by central bankers from around the world, and in 1988, the Basel Committee (BCBS) in Basel, Switzerland, published a set of minimal capital requirements for banks. This is also known as the 1988 Basel Accord, and was …

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  • 5Net capital rule — The uniform net capital rule is a rule created by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ( SEC ) in 1975 to regulate directly the ability of broker dealers to meet their financial obligations to customers and other creditors.[1] Broker… …

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  • 6Exposure at default (EAD) — is a parameter used in the calculation of economic capital or regulatory capital under Basel II for a banking institution. This is an attribute of any exposure on bank s client.DefinitionIn general EAD can be seen as an estimation of the extent… …

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  • 7Economic Affairs — ▪ 2006 Introduction In 2005 rising U.S. deficits, tight monetary policies, and higher oil prices triggered by hurricane damage in the Gulf of Mexico were moderating influences on the world economy and on U.S. stock markets, but some other… …

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  • 8Operational risk — Categories of financial risk Credit risk Concentration risk Market risk Interest rate risk Currency risk Equity risk Commodity risk Liquidity risk Refinancing risk …

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  • 9Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000 — The Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000 (CFMA) is United States federal legislation that officially ensured the deregulation of financial products known as over the counter derivatives. It was signed into law on December 21, 2000 by… …

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  • 10international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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  • 11Dates of 2004 — ▪ 2005 January It turns out we were all wrong, probably, in my judgment. David Kay, former U.S. chief weapons inspector in Iraq, in testimony to the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee, January 28 January 1              Haitian Pres. Jean… …

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  • 12Market discipline — Buyers and sellers in a market are said to be constrained by market discipline in setting prices because they have strong incentives to generate revenues and avoid bankruptcy. This means, in order to meet economic necessity, buyers must avoid… …

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  • 13Financial crisis — For the 2008–2010 crisis, see Subprime mortgage crisis , Late 2000s financial crisis and Late 2000s recession. Economics …

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  • 14Arbitrage — For the upcoming film, see Arbitrage (film). Not to be confused with Arbitration. In economics and finance, arbitrage (IPA: /ˈɑrbɨtrɑːʒ/) is the practice of taking advantage of a price difference between two or more markets: striking a… …

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  • 15History of Christianity — Church history redirects here. For the journal, see American Society of Church History#Church History. For the magazine, see Christianity Today#Christian History. Church historian redirects here. For LDS official church historian, see Church… …

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  • 16Jaime Caruana — (born March 14, 1952) was Governor of the Bank of Spain from July 2000 to July 2006.Caruana was born in Valencia, and graduated in telecommunications engineering from the Technical University of Madrid (UPM) in 1974. He served a six year term as… …

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  • 17Central Bank of Oman — Infobox Company company name = Central Bank of Oman company type = Bank foundation = (1974) location = Oman industry = Finance and Insurance products = Banking homepage = [http://www.cbo oman.org/ www.cbo oman.org] The Central Bank of Oman was… …

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  • 18Market data — Example of a stock chart, the stock shown is SourceForge, Inc. In finance, market data is quote and trade related data associated with equity, fixed income, financial derivatives, currency, and other investment instruments. Market data is… …

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  • 19Eric S. Rosengren — took office on July 23, 2007, as the thirteenth president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, serving the First District. He serves the remainder of a term that began on March 1, 2006. In 2007, he is a voting member …

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  • 20Switzerland — /swit seuhr leuhnd/, n. a republic in central Europe. 7,248,984; 15,944 sq. mi. (41,294 sq. km). Cap.: Bern. French, Suisse. German, Schweiz. Italian, Svizzera. Latin, Helvetia. * * * Switzerland Introduction Switzerland Background: Switzerland s …

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