Liquidity risk ranks at the top of every bank’s agenda. A bank’s need to manage operational liquidity in a timely manner at the enterprise level has “moved away from a ‘nice to have’ to the level of necessary utility status— as important as the electricity for running your business,” according to Ralph Silva, European Research Director with the Tower Group. The ability to measure, monitor, control, and stress test liquidity exposure is fundamental to the future success of today’s global banks.
Sybase’s Liquidity Risk Manager (LRM), is a module that compliments and extends the capabilities of Sybase’s award-winning Liquidity Management Suite (LMS). Sybase’s Liquidity Risk Manager can be used in conjunction with Liquidity Management Suite or on its own to analyze, at a high granularity level by product, business line, location, and currency, a bank’s global operational liquidity risk over a short- to medium-term time horizon.
Liquidity Risk Manager provides insight into the effects of stress events on enterprise liquidity, enabling more effective contingent liquidity risk management practices and allowing key personnel to: