26 février 2013 9

Systemically Important Financial Institutions real leverage

Rédigé par jp-chevallier dans la rubrique Banques, English

Like all companies, banks finance their assets by equity and debt. Alan Grenspan enacted in the 80s Tier 1 ratio Rule for the banking system: the amount of capital must be greater than 8% of the total debt, its inverse is the leverage to be less than 12.5. After the financial turmoil he increased this [...]

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