US G-Sibs’ TLAC buffers vary

The eight US global systemically important banks (G-Sibs) all had bail-in debt and capital in excess of regulatory requirements as of Q2, though some had vanishingly thin buffers above these minimums.

The average ratio of total loss-absorbing capacity (TLAC) eligible debt and equity to risk-weighted assets across the group was 30.8% at end-June, down from 32.1% in Q1. The average minimum requirement in Q2 was 21.6%. 

But some banks have a much greater amount of headroom above their minimums

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