Credit risk grows share of big EU banks’ RWAs

Deutsche Bank leads the field, with credit RWAs increasing share of total by 294bp year-on-year

Credit risk-weighted assets (RWAs) increased their share of total RWAs at the 11 European Union global systemically important banks (G-Sibs) over the year to end-June, with Deutsche Bank reporting the biggest change.

Aggregate credit RWAs made up 84.5% of total RWAs across the eight eurozone banks sampled at end-June, up 30 basis points year-on-year, and 81.7% at the three UK G-Sibs, up 40bp since Q2 2018.

Deutsche Bank’s credit RWAs rose 4.1% to €234 billion ($258 billion) over the 12 months

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