European banks set for 17.6% capital hike under Basel III

Output floor expected to push Tier 1 capital requirements up 7.3% alone, latest BCBS monitoring report shows

Large European banks are expected to see their Tier 1 capital requirements increase by 17.6% under the fully loaded Basel III rules compared with end-2020 levels, figures from the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) shows.

The average capital increase for European Group 1 banks – internationally active firms with more than €3 billion ($3.5 billion) in Tier 1 capital – is driven by the output floor, which is expected to hike their minimum required capital (MRC) by 7.3% over eight years

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to View our subscription options

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here