IMF wrong to label Deutsche world’s riskiest bank, says economist

Co-developer of risk methodology used by IMF says it was misapplied when labelling bank riskiest G-Sib

stopping systemic risk
"Most of [Deutsche Bank's] travails are not generating connectedness to other G-Sibs," writes Yilmaz

The International Monetary Fund erred in labelling Deutsche Bank the biggest contributor to systemic risk among large banks, says the economist who co-developed the methodology the fund employed. Kamil Yilmaz, of Koç University in Turkey, now claims it was incorrectly applied.

In its financial system stability assessment for Germany in June 2016, the IMF stated Allianz was the largest contributor to systemic risk in Germany, and that “among global systemically important banks (G-Sibs), Deutsche

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