Risk management has assumed paramount importance amongst banks in order to protect them against the adverse effects of uncertainty caused by fluctuations in interest rates, exchange rates, etc. The advent of new financial instruments in the Indian banking market has added a new dimension to the identification, measurement, management and mitigation of risks. This book explains the fundamental concepts that underpin financial risk management and asset liability management. It provides an in-depth look at many aspects of financial risks including market, credit, liquidity and operational risks. The book also has modules on capital management in the light of Basel II and profitability strategies to improve the bottom line of banks.