Swiss and UK banks set to win as Japanese lose in Basel II

The study, which compares how much capital banks would be required to set aside under the foundation credit approach in Basel II with the existing 8% rule in Basel I, found that Swiss banks would gain a 31% regulatory capital advantage, and UK banks would be 28% better off. Japanese banks, by contrast, would be hit by an average increase of 30% in capital, according to senior banking officials.

UK and Swiss institutions benefit from more favourable treatment given to their relatively large

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