In praise of higher capital
South Africa special report
Not so clear
Basel's new 7% equity capital minimum met with relief
A reworking of part of the liquidity coverage ratio is rejected by the Basel Committee
Basel Committee’s proposal to increase bank liquidity through sovereign bonds could hinder efforts to meet capital ratio targets, conference hears
US banks will find it easier to comply with Basel III than European counterparts, but capital deductions could pose a problem
China has further liberalised its interbank market to let banks transfer loans to each other
Reduction in risk appetite and regulatory crackdown causing increase in long-dated skew, say equity derivatives dealers
Regulations to increase loss absorbency across the capital structure could deter bond investors from purchasing bank debt, analysts said at CreditSights’ annual conference yesterday.
Ceps says regulators went soft as a result of industry pressure
Investors could shun bank equity if higher capital levels cause returns to slip
As governors back higher capital standards, ex-Bank of England special adviser argues economic impact remains difficult to pin down; commentators say reforms do not address risk attitudes
Elana Hahn joins Morrison & Foerster's capital markets group in a role that involves guiding clients through regulatory changes.
Reserve Bank of India governor Duvvuri Subbarao cites concern over variable likely to be used to calibrate countercyclical buffers
The essential ABS
The battle for depositors
Analysis by the Macroeconomic Assessment Group shows a smaller impact from higher capital ratios than an earlier industry report.
Time is on the slide