The Swedish central bank has said that a modest transitional impact may be expected on bank capital
because of a new accounting standard on regulatory capital ratios, IFRS 9, according to Reuters.
The financial crisis and its aftermath have shown that changes in bank capital
may have pro-cyclical effects amplified by the Basel II risk-sensitive capital rules (Basel Committee on Banking Supervision consultative document 2009).
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is important both from a micro (bank-level) and a macroprudential perspective.
A recent body of literature has emphasized on the issue of the relationship between the business cycle and bank capital
is often defined in tiers or categories.
An analysis of bank capital
in the paper shows that banks adjusted their capital ratios according to the risks that they were taking and that they were well capitalised.
Country: USASector: Banking/Financial ServicesTarget: Bank Capital
Corporation, Biltmore Bank of ArizonaBuyer: Grandpoint Capital IncType: Corporate acquisitionStatus: Closed
For issuing Sukuk as part of bank capital
we have proposed different types of Sukuk," Halim added.
TheaS&D group continues to defend the possibility of differentiating between requirements for bank capital
using the amount registered on the balance sheet.
The Reserve Bank's implementation of Basel II is focused on making bank capital
requirements more sensitive to risk, and particularly risks specific to the New Zealand environment.
1) Research on this and other episodes has found that low bank capital
is associated with sluggish lending.