Basel III capital shortfall estimate drops by €9 billion

Global banks are currently €27.3 billion ($30 billion ) short of the capital they need to comply with Basel III on a fully-loaded basis from 2027 onwards, data from the Basel Committee shows. 

Group 1 banks – internationally active firms with more than €3 billion in Tier 1 capital – will need to raise €23.5 billion in aggregate to meet their end-state capital targets. The 29 global systemically important banks (G-Sibs) account for €21.6 billion of this shortfall.

Of the Group 1 shortfall, €5.8

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