Bank buffers aid economy, says Basel study

The economic benefits of requiring the largest banks to hold extra capital far outweigh the costs to the economy, a study by a division of the Financial Stability Board and the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has found.

  • 14 Oct 2011

If 30 of the biggest banks had to increase their capital by one percentage point over the next eight years, it would trim 1bp off GDP over each of those years, the Macroeconomic Assessment Group (MAG) concluded.

Rules proposed by the Basel Committee will require global systemically important banks ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 11,789.48 61 3.02%
2 UniCredit 9,643.13 76 2.47%
3 BNP Paribas 9,051.42 45 2.32%
4 Commerzbank Group 8,371.43 55 2.14%
5 LBBW 8,178.05 50 2.09%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 104,688.01 434 6.86%
2 Citi 98,010.14 566 6.42%
3 Goldman Sachs 95,279.51 526 6.24%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 92,521.06 396 6.06%
5 JPMorgan 88,188.47 421 5.78%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 83,832.26 437 10.83%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 74,618.17 337 9.64%
3 Morgan Stanley 73,833.21 321 9.54%
4 JPMorgan 73,576.52 325 9.50%
5 Goldman Sachs 73,402.96 445 9.48%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 5,645.35 19 6.27%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 5,608.30 21 6.23%
3 LBBW 5,605.63 20 6.23%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 5,543.24 22 6.16%
5 Commerzbank Group 4,949.16 20 5.50%

Global FIG Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 May 2016
1 Morgan Stanley 365.83 497 7.62%
2 JPMorgan 332.66 618 6.92%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 299.89 590 6.24%
4 Goldman Sachs 276.71 375 5.76%
5 Citi 264.54 592 5.51%

Bookrunners of European Subordinated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 9,461.63 27 12.31%
2 HSBC 9,014.48 37 11.73%
3 BNP Paribas 6,278.15 28 8.17%
4 Citi 4,542.03 36 5.91%
5 Credit Suisse 4,325.15 22 5.63%