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===Welcome  to the Treasurer's Wiki===
 
===Welcome  to the Treasurer's Wiki===
  
[The Association of Corporate Treasurers] (ACT) sets the benchmark for international treasury excellence. As the Chartered body for treasury, we lead the profession by delivering our internationally recognised suite of treasury qualifications, by defining standards and by championing continuing professional development. We are the authentic voice of the treasury profession representing the interests of the real economy and educating, supporting and leading the treasurers of today and tomorrow.
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The Treasurer’s Wiki aims to share knowledge and experience across the [[treasury]] community. We hope you will use it as a platform to share knowledge and provide useful tools to other likeminded people.
  
The Treasurer’s Wiki is aimed at sharing knowledge and experience across the treasury community. We hope you will use it as a platform to share knowledge and provide useful tools to other likeminded people.
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The [[Association of Corporate Treasurers]] (ACT) sets the benchmark for international treasury excellence. As the Chartered body for treasury, we lead the profession by delivering our internationally recognised suite of treasury [https://www.treasurers.org/professional-standards/qualifications qualifications], by defining standards and by championing continuing professional development. We are the authentic voice of the treasury profession representing the interests of the [[real economy]] and educating, supporting and leading the treasurers of today and tomorrow.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 10:40, 6 February 2018

Welcome to the Treasurer's Wiki

The Treasurer’s Wiki aims to share knowledge and experience across the treasury community. We hope you will use it as a platform to share knowledge and provide useful tools to other likeminded people.

The Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT) sets the benchmark for international treasury excellence. As the Chartered body for treasury, we lead the profession by delivering our internationally recognised suite of treasury qualifications, by defining standards and by championing continuing professional development. We are the authentic voice of the treasury profession representing the interests of the real economy and educating, supporting and leading the treasurers of today and tomorrow.

All pages


(B)/W to Alpha
Alt-A to Bank agnostic services
Bank cheque to CCD
CCD+ to Central clearing party
Central counterparty to Contractor
Contractual gap to De-listing
De facto director to EBA
EBAM to European Monetary Union
European Money Markets Institute to Financial Services Committee
Financial Services Compensation Scheme to Gaming
Gamma to ICE Benchmark Administration
ICE LIBOR to Intermediation
Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process to Limited liability
Limited liability partnership to Member
Member-administered to Nominal bond
Nominal rate to PONV
POP to Primary statements
Primary surplus to Receivables management
Receivables purchase to SI
SIB to Source bias
South Africa to Taiwan
Takeover Code to UKPA
UKSA to Yield spread
Yield to conversion to €STR

Random article

Value at risk

(VaR).

Value at risk quantifies risk by estimating a maximum likely adverse change, within a specified time period, with a specified level of confidence.

A common application is the maximum likely loss on a market position, before the position can be closed out.

VaR is expressed as an amount of money, for example €.


Example

If weekly VaR is assessed as €250,000 at a 95% level of confidence, it means we are 95% confident that cumulative net losses for any one week will not exceed €250,000.

So the probability that weekly losses will exceed €250,000 is 5%, according to the VaR assessment.

The specified time period is commonly the planned holding period, or else the time lag before the holder of the position could normally respond to close out their loss-making position.


VaR is regularly used as a tool to define and manage risk appetite.


Value at risk is sometimes abbreviated as 'VAR', rather than 'VaR'.

It is sometimes written as '

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