New Basel Accord reduces power of bank regulators

CENTRAL BANK RESEARCH - Wimboh Santoso from Bank Indonesia has published a paper "Capital adequacy assessment with respect to market risk". He concludes that the adoption of VaR in the banking industry will reduce the power of regulators to control banks because the calculation of VaR needs expertise and data which are not available at most regulatory authorities.


This paper compares the results of capital adequacy ratio (CAR) calculated using standardised models and VaR. Using data from

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