Idiosyncrasies of counterparty risk

No amount of risk modelling, stress-testing or simple due diligence, it seems, can fully protect the investor from a rogue trader or a bank with a dodgy balance sheet. In the wake of last year, counterparty risk has naturally shot to the top of everyone's agenda. It's no panacea for all the ills permeating the industry, but it may well be the best safeguard available.

In an ideal world, counterparty risk management would mean fully assessing the risks posed by a trading counterparty, weighing up

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