Op risk hits all-time highs at three Nordic banks

Regular updates drive record rises at Handelsbanken, Nordea and SEB

Operational risk-weighted assets (RWAs) for three Nordic banks hit their highest levels since at least 2016 in the first quarter, following scheduled reviews of their data.

Handelsbanken reported Skr85.5 billion ($7.8 billion) in op RWAs at the end of Q1, an increase of 13.7% on the previous quarter and year, while at Nordea, RWAs stood at €17.9 billion ($19.2 billion), up 11.4% over the same two periods. These rises resulted from the banks’ annual updates, which reassess op risk in the first

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 info@risk.net or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.risk.net/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact info@risk.net 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 Risk.net? View our subscription options

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Risk.net 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