Interest rate risk refers to the volatility in (a) net interest income (b) variation in net interest margin (c) effect on profits of the bank. Which is not correct :
b and c only
a and b only
Under Basel II, which of the following is related to Pillar-III?
None of the above
Supervisory review process
Which of the following does not match in the context of matching of maturing assets and liabilities:
liabilities < assets is called positive gap
liabilities > assets is called negative gap
assets < liabilities is called positive gap
assets > liabilities is called positive gap
Which of the following will be included in the operating expenses of a bank (a) law charges (b) auditors fee (c) expenses incurred on purchase of computer software for net working of branches (d) director’s fee
a, c and d
a, b and d
b and d
a and d
Under stock approach for measuring and managing liquidity, various ratios are used. Which of the following does match in the context of these ratios:
ratio of liquid assets to total assets – when high, it is better
ratio of prime assets to total assets – when low, it is better
ratio of short term liabilities to total assets – when high, it is better
ratio of market liabilities to total assets – when low, it is adverse
A bank branch raised the deposits at 10% and the Treasury Division of the bank buys these deposits from the branch at 8%. The loss of 2% is borne by:
being notional entry, it is ignored, as both the departments are within the bank.
shared equally by them
the branch that raises the deposit
the treasury division
The open position of a Bank, in a foreign currency is the sum of :
(a) the net spot position (b) the net forward position (c) the net option position (d) the net futures position.
(a) the net spot position (b) the net forward position (c) the net option position
(a) the net spot position (b) the net option position
(a) the net spot position (b) the net forward position
The banks are required to have a review of their Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Procedure (ICAAP):
discretion of the banks
at least once in a quarter
at least once in a half year
at least once a year
For market risk, the capital is required to be maintained by banks as on:
close of every day
close of every quarter
close of every half year
close of 31st Mar every year
If there is negative mismatch in the interest rate sensitive assets and liabilities and there is rising interest rate scenario:
there is no impact
there will be favourable impact
there will be adverse impact
Bank-B purchased a Rs.100 6% bond for a tenor of 3 years. The market rate of interest is 7%. What is duration of the bond:
Bank-A purchased 10% bonds with face value of Rs.100 at Rs.98 and sold the same at Rs.93 during 2009. Calculate the rate of return on the bond:
Bank-B purchased 10 year bond with face value of Rs.100 by paying an amount of Rs.110. The yield is 8.18%. What is the coupon rate:
Which among the following are taken as part of trading book for the purpose of capital for market risk (a) securities under held for trading category (b) securities under available for sale category (c) open gold position limit:
a to c all
b and c only
a and c only
For calculating the risk weight to maintain capital for operational risk, the Basel II has suggested the following approaches:
basic indicator approach, standardized approach, internal risk based approach.
basic indicator approach, standardized approach, internal rating based approach.
basic indicator approach, standardized approach, advance measurement approach.
basic indicator approach, internal rating based approach, advance measurement approach.