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February 27, 2014

NEV: Things to Remember

Net economic value (NEV) will not show you the effect on current earnings when testing risk-mitigating strategies. To illustrate, assume a credit union concerned about its interest rate risk is considering selling all of its 30-year, fixed-rate, 1st mortgages. The credit union plans to put the proceeds into overnights to give themselves the best hedge […]

January 30, 2014

A/LM MODELING: NEV and NII Assumptions: Things to Consider

Market interest rates have been sitting at or near record low levels for almost five years. As a result, credit unions are booking assets at very low rates and, in many cases, lengthening their balance sheet to slow the decline in yield. From a business perspective, it makes sense for credit unions to be especially […]

January 16, 2014

Net Economic Value: What is a Reasonable Value for Non-Maturity Deposits?

When approaching net economic value (NEV) analyses, the issue of valuing non-maturity deposits has been a point of contention for practitioners and regulators alike.  The focus traditionally is on the question:  What is the final maturity of a deposit that contractually never matures?  In the end, the nature of the question of maturities needs to […]

August 15, 2013

Borrowing Rates Are Up – Other Impacts to NEV

Continuing with our message from last week, if you are running NEV, there are some other changes you will notice as a result of borrowing rates increasing. As pointed out last week, NEV calculations for the current rate environment will result in shares showing increased value as “market rates” (generally represented by borrowing rates) have […]

August 9, 2013

Borrowing Rates Are Up– Now My Credit Union Has Less Risk?

Net economic value (NEV) is often cited as one way to quantify the interest rate risk exposure of a financial institution. While there are many concerns with relying upon NEV to provide good decision information, this discussion focuses on recent changes in interest rates and the resulting impact to the NEV of credit union shares. […]

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