Deciphering Banking Book Dynamics: A Spotlight on Interest Rate Risk Management

Thursday, October 5th, 2023

Shasat, a prominent name in highly technical financial learning & development, has unveiled its latest training program: “Managing Interest Rate Risk in the Banking Book: Strategies and Best Practices.” This eagerly awaited program is set to make waves in the banking industry, offering professionals an unparalleled opportunity to bolster their expertise in interest rate risk management, balance sheet optimization, and regulatory compliance.

Interest rate risk is a paramount concern in the banking sector, and Shasat’s latest offering arrives at a pivotal juncture. In 2016, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) introduced the “Standards on Interest Rate Risk in the Banking Book,” ushering in a new era of regulatory requirements. In response, banks worldwide have been diligently overhauling their interest rate risk frameworks.

The workshop provides a comprehensive exploration of Interest Rate Risk in the Banking Book (IRRBB) and balance sheet optimization. It covers all the essential facets of IRRBB, encompassing measurement, management, and strategic considerations. The course goes beyond theory, offering participants hands-on experience in managing and optimizing balance sheets. Real-life case studies and examples will illuminate best practices in addressing interest rate risk within the banking book.

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