Credit Suisse’s trading loss bond slashed RWAs

Credit Suisse’s catastrophe bond protecting the bank from its own operational risk losses cut more than Sfr1bn from risk-weighted assets in the bank’s Global Markets unit, following an improvement in regulatory treatment. But the Basel Committee looks set to close off this route to cutting capital costs.

  • By Owen Sanderson
  • 01 Dec 2016

Credit Suisse closed the controversial issue, Operational Re, in May, placing Sfr220m of investor notes which formed part of a Sfr270m insurance policy, covering the bank against various “operational risks”. This could include fraud, rogue trading, hacking, ‘fat fingers’ or other problems.

The issue was smaller than originally ...

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