IMF paper focuses on future of risk-weighted assets

International Monetary Fund headquarters

A working paper published by the International Monetary Fund in March finds that risk-weighted assets (RWAs) are perceived differently from country to country, with these imbalances having the potential to weaken confidence in the wider regulatory framework.

The paper's authors, Vanessa Le Leslé and Sofiya Avramova, find that banks' business models, risk models, the RWA methodology applied by different institutions and the different regulatory frameworks in different jurisdictions are the key

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