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Bank Contingency Financing : Risks, Rewards, and Opportunities - Andrew J. Zamora

Bank Contingency Financing

Risks, Rewards, and Opportunities

Hardcover Published: 20th July 1990
ISBN: 9780471608943
Number Of Pages: 222

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Contingency items - also called off-balance sheep items - are agreements made by banks in which, for a fee, the bank undertakes to act as an intermediary, guaranteeing a specific transaction between other parties. In recent years, banks have greatly increased their reliance on contingency financing. Zamora explains the various types of contingency financing, including swap transactions, forward rate agreements, bankers' acceptances and standby letters of credit, and shows bankers how to minimize their risk and maximize their profit potential when dealing in these new markets. The text has been aimed at bank financial officers and other banking professionals, corporate financial officers, business school lecturers, and banking students.

THE DEVELOPMENT OF CONTINGENT ASSETS.

The Risks of Overexposure.

Reasons for Growth.

CONTINGENT ASSETS DERIVED FROM TRADITIONAL INSTRUMENTS.

Standby Letters of Credit.

Risk Participations.

THE RISE OF NEW PRODUCTS.

Swap Transactions.

Futures and Options.

Equity-Linked Issues.

CONTINGENCIES AND THE EUROMARKETS.

The Eurocurrency Market.

The Eurobond Market.

The Euronote Market.

ADDRESSING THE RISKS.

Proposals for Control and Regulation.

Final Conclusions and Recommendations.

Index.

ISBN: 9780471608943
ISBN-10: 0471608947
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 222
Published: 20th July 1990
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.7 x 16.0  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.5
Edition Number: 1