Bank capital

In depth: bank capital introduction

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JP Morgan’s Jamie Dimon doesn’t seem like the kind of person that spends a lot of time regretting the fights he picks, but by inviting bank capital modelling to step outside, he has started something that may not end the way he hoped. Initially, things seemed to be going to plan. After repeatedly complaining about the transatlantic disparity in risk-weighted assets (RWAs), Dimon’s cause was investigated by a number of analysts – in a report titled Is Jamie right? publi