Funding risk

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Bank funding

In the bank liquidity and funding context, funding risk arises in the context of illiquid asset positions.

In this situation, funding risk means the risk of inability to obtain the necessary funding for the illiquid asset positions on the expected terms and when required.


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Pensions funding

In the pensions context, funding risk arises in the context of defined benefit pensions schemes, especially ones in deficit.

In this context, funding risk means the obligation to make additional contributions to the pension fund, to make up shortfalls.


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