Basel III capital shortfall narrows but liquidity ratios fall

Average capital ratios returned to pre-pandemic level in December 2022, Basel Committee says

The Bank for International Settlements, Basel
The Bank for International Settlements, Basel
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Banks have strengthened their current ratios, but their liquidity ratios are slipping, analysis by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision finds.

In its latest monitoring exercise, published on September 26, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision found an aggregate capital shortfall of €3.2 billion ($3.4 billion) in December 2022. The figure was down from €7.8 billion in June 2022. The gap measures the shortfall relative to the revised Basel III standard, which is due to be implemented

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