Banks still falling short of final Basel III requirements

The Bank for International Settlements, Basel
Photo: Ulrich Roth

Banks are still some way short of the fully phased-in capital requirements under Basel III, the latest monitoring report shows.

Figures published by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) show the total capital shortfall under the final Basel III framework was €2.3 billion ($2.6 billion) in June 2021. Banks have until 2028 to meet the requirement.

Three globally systemic banks reported a combined shortfall in total loss-absorbing capacity of €24.2 billion, compared with the 2022

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