Foreign banks outperform US peers on CCAR

Foreign banks outshined their US peers in this year’s Federal Reserve stress tests on capital and leverage measures.

The 2018 round of the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) assessed the US intermediate holding companies (IHCs) of 12 foreign banks alongside 23 US firms.

The IHCs reported post-stress Common Equity Tier 1 (CET 1) capital ratios of 11.1% on average, compared with 5.6% for the 23 US banks. They also outperformed on Tier 1 leverage measures, with an average of 6.7% to

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