Federal Reserve Approves Final Rules to Meet Basel III Demands

Federal Reserve Approves Final Rules to Meet Basel III Demands
Minimum requirements will increase for both the quantity and quality of capital held by banking organizations. The rules includes a new minimum ratio of common equity tier 1 capital to risk-weighted assets of 4.5 percent and a common equity tier 1 …
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UK's Nationwide draws up plan to plug 1 billion capital hole-report
Nationwide must raise additional capital of 400 million pounds in order to meet a new target for banks to hold core Tier One capital equivalent to 7 percent of their risk-weighted assets, Britain's financial regulator said last week. In addition …
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Fed Eases Final Capital Rules For Community Banks
The Basel III rules, which became a part of the extensive rulemaking required by the Dodd-Frank Act, require banks to hold 4.5 percent in tier 1 capital — the type most able to absorb losses — against their risk-weighted assets. The rule also …
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