TITLE

GETTING TO GRIPS WITH MORE BASEL III reforms

AUTHOR(S)
Groves, Richard
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
inFinance;Mar2011, Vol. 125 Issue 1, p53
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the details of Basel III, the package of reforms designed to ensure stability in the financial sector which is released by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision on December 16, 2010. Banks are required to hold a minimum of seven percent of Core Tier 1 capital. A concession is introduced for banks in low debt economies to top up their liquid assets. The committee implements the Gross Leverage Ratio and the Net Stable Funding Ratio to reduce bank funding mismatches.
ACCESSION #
61967311

 

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