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2nd Quarter 2023: Featured Insights

Apr 14, 2023

In this environment where retail deposits are more valuable and more expensive, the competition for deposits continues to heat up. Banks with liquidity challenges turn to promotional pricing to raise rate-sensitive deposits – a race to the bottom of margins. As banks compete for rate-based deposits, they expose themselves to significant repricing risk.


1st Quarter 2023: Featured Insights

Feb 14, 2023

Financial institutions are faced with several common challenges. Many of these challenges are preventable or controllable, but often result in a lasting value impact. Profit warning is a key challenge that often results in CEOs losing Board and shareholder confidence and their jobs, ultimately causing devastating harm to their company’s valuation.


4th Quarter 2022: Featured Insights

Dec 5, 2022

With adversity comes innovation. An economic downturn necessitates the impetus to transform business and improve performance. The profit pressures of the current economic downturn have compelled management teams to deliberately develop long-term structural advantages.


Exposing the severity of tenor mismatch: From repricing to basis risk

May 16, 2023

FMost banks collect money in the short term and use the resulting funds to make loans in the long term. But managing the ‘tenor mismatch’ between these assets and liabilities can be a challenge for the treasury...


Facing interest rate risk in the Ghanaian banking system head on

Mar 14, 2023

When interest rates change the present value of assets and liabilities also change exposing the banks to interest rate risk. Changes in interest rates do not have the same impact on the discounted value of assets and liabilities since they are not invested to the same terms.


Strategic Performance Optimization using IFRS 9 Analytics: A Nigerian Case Study

Jan. 3, 2023

The main objective of IFRS 9 is to identify significant increases in credit risk (SICR) on a timely basis. The standard assumes that the reserves derived using forward-looking Expected Credit Loss (ECL) parameters would adequately offset the loan losses.