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Received Jan 23; Accepted Apr 5. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract This paper deals with a capital to risk asset ratio chance-constrained optimization model in the presence of loans, treasury bill, fixed assets and non-interest earning assets.

To model the dynamics of loans, we introduce a modified CreditMetrics approach. This leads to development of a deterministic convex counterpart of capital to risk asset ratio chance constraint. We pursue the scope of analyzing our model under the worst-case scenario i. The theoretical model is analyzed by applying numerical procedures, in order to administer valuable insights from a financial outlook.

Keywords: Capital to risk asset ratio, Basel accord, CreditMetrics, Chance constraint Background The financial crisis of reaffirmed the need to monitor risk in the banking sector as it has a ripple effect on the overall economy.

Policy makers have recommended changes to already existing coordinated regulation to avert the probability of such occurrence in future. Asset-liability management in the banking sector primarily seeks to maximize profit through high returns on loans and other financial instruments, minimize risk as a result of mismatches between assets and liabilities and provide for liquidity needs Choudhry Most banks manage their assets by issuing loans to creditors who have the capability to pay high interest rates and have minimal probability of default on their loans.

Banks also diversify their investment portfolio and invest in securities with high returns and minimal risk in a bid to manage their assets. Basel III bolsters and re-evaluates the global capital framework by increasing banks capital to risk weighted assets ratio CRAR requiring banks to raise capital defenses in times when credit is at excessive levels while upholding a financially sound banking environment which is the foundation of a functional market economy Leignick and Wohltmann Banks manage the liquidity of their assets in order to meet reserve requirements such as the Third Basel Accord without incurring high costs.

The application of the minimum capital to risk weighted assets ratio protects depositors and promotes the stability and efficiency of the financial systems. Their finding shows how meeting capital a requirement is an important component of banks asset structure. In this paper, we propose a chance-constrained optimization model by considering loan distribution follows a right truncated Gaussian distribution, to guarantee banks of coping with Basel III capital requirements even under the worst case scenario.

We deal with an optimal portfolio model assuming that loans and a treasury bill are the investments made by the bank. The problem is faced under a theoretical perspective as well as simulation analysis. The introduction of a CRAR constraint characterized by the assumption made on the loan distribution, the construction of the deterministic convex counterpart of the CRAR chance constraint to obtain a tractable linear second order cone constraint and modified CreditMetrics approach represents the main novelty of this research paper.

To achieve our aim, we consider an optimization problem with the chance constraint of capital to risk weighted assets ratio under the condition that information regarding the distribution, mean and covariance of the risky asset in this case loan are known. Charnes and Cooper introduced chance-constrained programs. In finance and engineering, several problems can and have been constructed as chance-constrained stochastic linear programs of the form minimize.


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