RBI consults on treatment of domestic systemically important banks

RBI governor Raghuram Rajan

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) this week released proposals outlining how it will identify domestic systemically important banks (D-Sibs) and the additional capital requirements they will face.

The central bank has put together a mixture of quantitative and qualitative factors in identifying banks that are of systemic importance. The guidelines are broadly in line with the Basel Committee of Banking Supervision's (BCBS) rules on global systemically important banks.

The RBI is the first Asian ce

To continue reading...