TITLE

Why banks hold capital in excess of regulatory requirements:The role of market discipline

AUTHOR(S)
Alexander, Samuel K.
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Journal of International Banking Regulation;Oct2004, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Examines the consequences of bank capital which are driven by market forces for financial regulation. Reasons banks hold excess capital; Evidence suggesting that bank capital is determined by market forces and not by regulatory requirements; Recommendations.
ACCESSION #
14891739

 

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