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Market risk has always been considered a key risk for financial services organizations. Regulators and supervisors are focused on this risk, emphasizing the need for accurate models that can measure the capital impact of market activities on the financial viability of the institution.
These requirements and supervisors’ expanded expectations are giving internal audit a more relevant and active role in the assessment of market risk.
This guidance will enable internal auditors to understand:
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