Basel III changes set to create big winners and losers

Capital hit for G-Sibs ranges from 28% drop to 43% jump, QIS reveals

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The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s long-awaited additions to the Basel III package will have a muted impact on the banking industry’s aggregate capital requirements, but individual firms could see wildly different outcomes.

A quantitative impact study conducted by the Basel Committee suggests minimum required Tier 1 capital for global systemically important banks (G-Sibs) will decline by 1.4% on average as a result of the changes unveiled earlier today (December 7) by international

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