mitigant


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mitigant

(ˈmɪtɪɡənt)
n
a means of easing, lessening or assuaging
adj
having the capacity to ease, lessen or assuage
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While pressure remains as debt service escalates, Fitch views the authority's economic rate-making flexibility to bolster its financial position should traffic levels not meet expectations as a significant mitigant.
Also, 'the credit risk mitigant offered by MFIs will provide added cushion for the credit risk exposures of the banking system,' the BSP added.
This, in turn, acts as a strong mitigant against trade fails," Stevens said.
These buffers provide, in Moody's view, a significant mitigant against both the expected asset quality pressures and the high level of concentration risk in banks' loan books.
That automatically acts as an immediate mitigant to risk.
It will be a mitigant for the bank against any potential financial crisis in the future so we will not face the problems that we faced in 2008, which took us to the point where the bank could have defaulted," he said.
Taha added that they are "This growth in business was as a result of the increased awareness among exporters and banks in our member countries of the importance of credit and political risk insurance as an affective risk mitigant, especially during these turbulent times.
Also, competition is intensifying in international markets forcing exporter to sell on open account basis, which expose them to the risk of buyer default, and credit insurance is proven to be an effective risk mitigant.
CI regards the level of LLR/ non-performing loans (NPLs) as moderate, and takes the view that collateral should ideally be viewed mainly as a mitigant.
He said, "It will be a mitigant for the bank against any potential financial crisis in the future so we will not face the problems that we faced in 2008, which took us to the point where the bank could have defaulted .
In the current context, collateral security is best seen only as a loss mitigant.
While the credit environment in Jordan remains challenging, AJIB's solid capital base in combination with its high liquidity is a major risk mitigant in this regard.