CHAPTER TEN

Uses of Bank Funds—Investments

CHAPTER STRUCTURE
KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM THE CHAPTER
  • Understand the primary objectives of banks’ investments

  • Know the functions of the bank treasury

  • Learn about conventional and contemporary treasury products

  • Understand risks associated with the treasury

  • Learn some tools for market risk measurement such as the VaR methodology and its implications

SECTION I
BASIC CONCEPTS

We have seen in the chapter ‘Banks Financial Statements’ that ‘investments’ constitute a major ...

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