International Banking Essay

5713 Words May 4th, 2015 23 Pages
1. Introduction 3 2.Company Profile- Brief Overview 3 2.1 Consumer banking: 6 3. Liquidity Risk: 7 3.1 Measuring Liquidity Risk –SCB 7 3.2 Measuring Credit Risk Exposure 10 3.3 Market Rate Risk 11 3.4 Value at Risk (VaR) 12 4. CAMEL RATING SYSTEM 13

1. Executive Summary
International Banking can be defined as banking transactions crossing national boundaries. The activities involves like international lending; claims of domestic bank offices on foreign residents, claims of foreign bank offices on local residents, claims of domestic bank offices on domestic residents in foreign currency are the major activities involved in International Banking. The evolution of banking history dates back to 2000 BC in Assyria and
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According to Grubel’s argument banks would be reluctant to expand abroad in the absence of some competitive advantage. Banks without a competitive advantage may obtain an edge through the acquisition of foreign businesses in sophisticated markets. The general idea of explaining about International Banking is to obtain a basic idea of international banking and its activities.
The further report discusses about Organisational structure, legal status, key activities, liquidity, Credit and Market risk exposures, analysis of banks efficiency using CAMEL rating systems and regulatory compliance of the banks. To do this different activities and analysis Standard Chartered Bank has been selected to carry out evaluation efficiently.
2. Company Profile- Brief Overview
The standard chartered bank was founded by James Wilson in 1853. During 1869 the bank played a major role in the development of trade with lonian Bank’s Cyprus branches and established its presence in Gulf. The bank has capitalised on the expansion of trade between Europe, Asia and Africa. The firm’s strategy is to aspire to be the world’s best international bank leading the way in Asia, Africa and in the Middle East. The firm had undertaken major acquisitions since

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