Leverage ratios fall for most US bank categories


Most categories of US banks saw a modest decline in certain capital leverage ratios in 2020, according to a Kansas City Fed report issued on May 18.

Depending on the measure, US global systemically important banks (G-Sibs) had seen either a slight increase or a slight decrease in their leverage ratios as of December 31, 2020. This class reported a 0.84% increase in their weighted average supplementary leverage ratio (SLR) from the end of 2019, to 7.25% of assets.

However, this was mostly due

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