Risk-Weighted Assets


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Risk-Weighted Assets

The reserve requirements for a bank, weighted according to risk. Risk-weighted assets are the capital a bank must keep to cover its liabilities. They are calculated as follows: Government bonds have a risk weight of 0% while all other assets have a risk weight of 100%. One calculates the units of each type of asset a bank carries to find how risky its assets are.
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5 percent of risk-weighted assets from a national regulator's perspective.
adoption of BIS minimum capital requirements, Tier 1 capital needed to be at least 4 percent of total risk-weighted assets and total capital at least 8 percent of total risk-weighted assets.
The equity that MIGA s guarantee frees up will allow Societe Generale s Serbian subsidiary to grow its business and increase its lending activities in Serbia through creating headroom in the risk-weighted asset ceiling for the Societe Generale Banking Group s Serbian business.
On the other hand, we see an increase in risk-weighted assets up to the crisis, with a slight drop afterwards and the trend steadying since then.
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The Bank continues to be 'well-capitalized' under regulatory capital guidelines, with ratios of total capital to risk-weighted assets, Tier 1 capital to risk-weighted assets and Tier 1 capital to adjusted total assets of 14.
In May last year, Barclays Plc had created a vehicle to group together risk-weighted assets worth around GBP115bn, which the bank plans to exit or wind down.
The fully loaded Basel 3 common equity tier 1 ratio also rose on the back of higher common equity tier 1 capital and lower risk-weighted assets.
We use a simple ratio--the ratio of a bank's risk-weighted assets to its total assets--as a proxy for the riskiness of the bank's portfolio.