Market risk amps Nomura’s RWAs

Japanese bank Nomura posted risk-weighted assets (RWAs) of ¥14.7 trillion ($135 billion) at end-June, up 3% on the quarter as its measure of market risk ticked up. 

Data on the degree to which market RWAs jumped was not published with the bank’s Q2 earnings. As of end-March, these RWAs made up 30% of its total. Nomura reported a Common Equity Tier 1 (CET1) capital ratio of 16.8% at end-June, down from 17.1% at end-March, but up from 16.1% the year-ago quarter.

The bank reported a stronger

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