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Asset/Liability Committee (ALCO)

Definition:

A risk management committee in a bank that evaluates the risk associated with the bank's assets and liabilities. It manages interest rate risk while ensuring adequate returns and liquidity.

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Copyright © 2011 Campbell R. Harvey, Professor of Finance, Fuqua School of Business at Duke University

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