Risk Management Benchmarks 2024 report – tech and turbulence

Data reveals central banks’ risk governance structures and strategies, as well as the top risks in 2024

Central banks are still focused on bringing inflation under control, and the high-rate environment has kept market risks near the top of most institutions’ risk management priorities. Technological progress in the financial sector is also proceeding at pace, which is likely one reason why cyber security yet again tops the list of central banks’ risk concerns. The 2024 benchmarks also shed light on risk management governance, systems and controls.

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Cyber still in focus

Cyber security remains the number one concern for risk managers in 2024, unchanged from the 2023 and 2022 benchmarks. Market risk comes a distant second, followed by operational risk.

Environmental risk brings up the rear. Some central banks have established climate risk units, and many have staff working on the issue. But it still clearly remains a secondary concern.

For the full breakdown, use the benchmarking service’s interactive charts to explore the data.

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Model banks analysis – Risk Management 2024

Central banks focus on different kinds of risk and operate varied management structures

Risk management Benchmark Data

Risk management data

View the full breakdown of responses to the Risk management Benchmarks.

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