Capital

Analysis, Capital
October 19, 2023

US banks in a dilemma over Basel ‘endgame’

Banks have already pulled back on lending - what other options are available to them?
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Analysis, Regulation & Supervision, Shadow Banking
August 2, 2023

US bank execs decry ‘excessive’ calls for more capital

Bank chiefs have hit out at a new capital rule proposal which will make loans more expensive for borrowers and...
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Analysis, Financial Stability, Regulation & Supervision, Shadow Banking
July 13, 2023

Regulators spar over how best to safeguard banks

Bank failures and the rise of shadow banks are worrying regulators, but there is growing discord over the best way...
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Analysis, Capital, Regulation & Supervision
July 10, 2023

Hong Kong regulator simplifies banking system

Large banks operating in Hong Kong will likely merge with smaller deposit-taking companies after the banking regulator issued the latter...
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Caroline Liesegang
Capital, Prudential
March 3, 2023

EU looks set for significant Basel III deviations

Finance and regulation experts are startled at how much the EU is deviating from Basel guidelines in its latest banking...
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Capital, Prudential
March 2, 2023

Basel III capital ratios for largest global banks fall to pre-pandemic levels

Ratios fell from their H2 2021 record highs to pre-pandemic levels in the latest Basel Committee on Banking Supervision Basel...
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Capital, Prudential
February 2, 2023

Basel III implementation delays create challenges and opportunities for APAC banks

For smaller Asia-Pacific economies Basel III implementation is proving less complex than for international peers, while its bigger players must...
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Capital, Prudential
February 1, 2023

European Parliament adopts position on Basel III reforms

The European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) Committee voted on January 24 to adopt several changes to the Capital...
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Markets
January 26, 2023

Crypto's advance already threatening some developing countries

Emerging market countries face growing financial threats to their banking systems and monetary sovereignty from the crypto-isation of their economies....
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Markets
January 24, 2023

European AT1 borrowing costs reach highest level in a decade

Coupon rates for newly issued contingent convertible bonds (CoCos) from European banks reached an average of 7.8% during the third...
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Markets
January 24, 2023

EU banks update their SREP requirements

A sample of 17 of the EU’s largest banks by rating agency Scope Ratings found that six had to increase...
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