Bank risk disclosure improving, says Basel Committee

The results of the report, “Public Disclosures by Banks: Results of the 2001 Disclosure Survey”, showed that banks disclosed 63% of the items included in the survey in their 2001 annual reports, compared with 59% in 2000. The survey focuses on the annual reports of 54 banks, representing a sample of internationally active banks based in the Committee’s member countries. The survey includes 104 questions that address quantitative and qualitative disclosures in a broad range of risk categories