Commerzbank’s op RWAs hit 10-year low

Commerzbank’s operational risk-weighted assets (RWAs) dropped to their lowest level in at least 10 years in Q1, following updates to its internal model.

Op RWAs at the German bank stood at €16.7 billion ($20.2 billion) at the end of March, down €1.6 billion (9%) from December. In Q1 2012, they hit a high of €27.7 billion, and averaged €21.9 billion over the next 38 quarters.


In its quarterly results, Commerzbank said the drop was the result of “changes in loss database and improvements

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