IFRS 7 Interest rate risk disclosure example

IFRS 7 Interest rate risk disclosure example – Interest rate risk is part of the risk disclosures requirements under IFRS 7 Financial Instruments: Disclosures. Interest rate risk is part of market risk (the other market risks being currency risk and other price risk) and is defined as the risk that the fair value or future cash flows of a financial instrument will fluctuate because of changes in market interest rates. IFRS 7 Interest rate risk disclosure example

Management should disclose information that enables users of its financial statements to evaluate the nature and extent of risks arising from financial instruments to which the entity is exposed at the end of the reporting period [IFRS 7 31]. The disclosures … Read more

IFRS 7 Nature and extent Financial instruments risks

IFRS 7 Nature and extent Financial instruments risks provides the disclosure requirements regarding the nature and extent of risks arising from financial instruments to which the entity is exposed during the period.

The IFRS 7 backbone is summarised as follows:

  • Classes of Financial Instruments and Level of Disclosures
  • Significance of financial instruments
  • Nature and extent of risks arising from financial instruments
    • Qualitative disclosures
      1. the exposures to risk and how they arise;
      2. its objectives, policies and processes for managing the risk and the methods used to measure the risk; and
      3. any changes in 1. or 2. from the previous period.
    • Quantitative disclosures on types of risks, being:
      • Credit risk
        • Credit risk management practice
        • Expected credit losses quantifications and qualifications
        • Credit risk
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IFRS 7 Market risk disclosures

Market risk - The risk that the fair value or future cash flows of a financial instrument will fluctuate because of changes in market prices.

Disclosure about insurance risks

Disclosure about insurance risks – Disclosure about the nature and extent of insurance risks 

An entity needs to disclose information that enables financial statement users to evaluate the nature, amount, timing and uncertainty of future cash flows that arise from contracts within the scope of IFRS 17 [IFRS 17 93 and IFRS 17 121]. Disclosure about insurance risks

Disclosures focus on the insurance and financial risks that arise from insurance contracts and how they have been managed. Financial risks typically include but are not limited to, credit risk, liquidity risk and market risk [IFRS 17 122]. Many similar disclosures were included in IFRS 4, often phrased to the effect that an insurer should make disclosures about Read more