G-Sibs in US grow leverage exposures faster than EU rivals

US systemic lenders expanded leverage exposures at nearly twice the rate of their peers in the European Union, Risk Quantum analysis shows.

On average, the 11 global systemically important banks in the European Union (EU) increased their leverage exposures by 0.94% in the three months to end-September. In contrast, the eight US G-Sibs grew theirs by 1.75% on average.

HSBC cut leverage exposures the most of the 19 G-Sibs sampled quarter-on-quarter, by 2.81%. BNP Paribas increased exposures the

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