JP Morgan becomes world’s most systemically important bank


JP Morgan Chase has risen to face the highest capital surcharge of any bank in this year’s list of global systemically important banks (G-Sibs), implying regulators view it as having the greatest systemic importance.

The updated G-Sib list, published on November 23 by the Financial Stability Board, saw JP Morgan rise to the fourth ‘bucket’, implying a capital surcharge of 2.5% of risk-weighted assets. It is the only bank in the bucket. The fifth and highest bucket, with a capital surcharge of 3

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