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    Managing Credit Risk in a Fixed-Income Portfolio

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    What is Managing Credit Risk in a Fixed-Income Portfolio?

      This two-day course covers the management of credit risk in fixed-income portfolios.

      This course takes participants through the analysis of risk on a stand-alone and portfolio basis. Emphasis is placed on the identification and calculation of standard risk inputs and the application of these metrics in a Value-at-Risk (VaR) style model. The program also deals with the management of counterparty credit risk that is created by any hedging products present in fixed-income (FI) portfolios. The course ends with a discussion around the management of portfolio risks using derivatives.

    What skills will you gain by taking this course?

    • Understand the analysis of stand-alone credit risk, using standard credit metrics and a VaR framework.
    • Contrast and compare the alternative sources of standard metrics from historical or market-implied data.
    • Discuss the benefits and risks of modeling default and recovery risks.
    • Understand the importance of correlation in risk analysis.
    • Judge exposure metrics and identify risks.
    • Analyze stand-alone and marginal risks and make corrective decisions.
    • Describe and evaluate the credit risks coming from hedging derivatives.
    • Understand the process of managing portfolio risk, using the credit default swap market.

    Who should attend this course?

    • Portfolio/asset/fund managers
    • Credit/lending officers
    • Investment and commercial bankers
    • Fixed income professionals
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