Morgan Stanley’s RWAs skip higher as lending grows

Morgan Stanley’s risk-weighted assets grew in Q2 2019 on the back of higher derivatives and lending activity. 

The bank's RWAs, calculated using the regulator-set standardised approach (SA), rose 4% to $393 billion, up from $378 billion the quarter prior. The same assets measured using the bank’s own internal models grew by 5% to $384 billion, from $366 billion the previous quarter. 

Over the same period, the bank’s Common Equity Tier 1 capital rose 1.3% to $64.1 billion.

The RWA increase

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