Managing Credit Risk in Corporate Bond Portfolios:A Practitioner's Guide
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"With this clear and comprehensive guide, the reader has an excellent basis on which to build up an advanced credit risk management system. Ramaswamy provides clear answers to important questions such as tail dependence and relative credit risk measures while keeping the right balance between practical relevance and technical sophistication." –Dr. Yue Sung, Head of Risk Control, Deutsche Bundesbank "This book bridges the gap between theory and practice in the quantitative management of corporate bond portfolios. Different distributional assumptions are utilized and discussed in the context of practical portfolio management examples. I recommend this book to practitioners as a useful introduction to the quantitative issues of corporate bond portfolio management." –Lev Dynkin, Managing Director Lehman Brothers, Quantitative Portfolio Strategies In Managing Credit Risk in Corporate Bond Portfolios: A Practitioner’s Guide, investment expert Srichander Ramaswamy skillfully explains how you can begin to measure and manage the relative credit risk of a co rporate bond portfolio against its benchmark. By combining risk management concepts with portfolio construction techniques, and examining the role that quantitative methods play in the integration process, this comprehensive guide provides much-needed answers to numerous corporate bond portfolio management questions. Filled with practical advice and challenging end-of-chapter questions, this book can help you become a better-informed and more efficient player in the financial system–whether you’re an institutional investor in need of important risk guidelines or a portfolio manager looking to rebalance positions.