BNPP faces €67bn RWA hike under Basel III

French lender BNP Paribas projects its risk-weighted assets (RWAs) will inflate 10% on implementation of the Basel III package of regulatory reforms.

BNPP’s RWAs climbed €22 billion ($24.2 billion), or +3%, in 2019 to €669 billion total. Common Equity Tier 1 (CET1) capital rose by €5.1 billion (+7%) to €81.2 billion, putting the bank’s capital-to-RWA ratio at 12.1%, just above its 12% target for 2020.

Executives said revisions to the Basel regulatory capital framework will increase RWAs to

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