JP Morgan only bank set to benefit from Fed’s G-Sib review

Proposal to reduce ‘cliff effects’ would generate 10bp surcharge relief while four peers face higher requirements

JP Morgan would be the only global systemically important bank (G-Sib) to benefit from a proposed rule change from the US Federal Reserve to increase the sensitivity of the G-Sib surcharge framework, Risk Quantum has found.

Under the current framework, known as Method 2, the US G-Sib surcharge is calculated in 50-basis point increments, the same sensitivity as prescribed by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s assessment methodology, known as Method 1. The Fed’s proposal, released on

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