Basel III ratios bolster bank resilience – BIS

Basel III capital requirements fortify banks against the risks of failure, analysis published by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) suggests.

The findings show the likelihood that a dealer will suffer distress within a two-year period falls as its Tier 1 risk-based capital ratio increases, and falls further if a dealer also maintains a high leverage-based Tier 1 capital ratio. 

A bank with an 8.5% Tier 1 risk-based capital ratio and 3% leverage ratio, the minimums required under

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.risk.net/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Risk.net account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: