Basel Seen Boosting U.S. Banks’ Risk Weighted Assets By 46%

The eight largest U.S. banks will likely see risk-weighted asset balance grow by 46% this year to meet capital requirements adopted by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, according to Fitch Ratings.

  • 25 May 2012

The eight largest U.S. banks will likely see risk-weighted asset balance grow by 46% this year to meet capital requirements adopted by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, according to Fitch Ratings. By contrast, says Fitch, European banks will see a 16% increase.

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