IMF authors argue tougher capital rules could work

Two authors of an IMF Working Paper published Wednesday said that higher bank capital requirements could have modest effects on the world economy — provided central banks could alter monetary policy at the same time.

  • 09 Feb 2012

Without changes in monetary policy, they estimate a 0.5 percentage point reduction in peak GDP for a 1 percentage point increase in bank capital requirements.

An extra 1 percentage point just for the 30 most systemically important banks (dubbed GSIBs in this study) would mean a reduction of ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UniCredit 8,310.39 68 6.30%
2 HSBC 7,642.52 38 5.79%
3 LBBW 7,461.99 41 5.66%
4 Natixis 5,933.30 28 4.50%
5 Barclays 5,557.78 30 4.21%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 41,805.72 207 6.68%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 40,837.44 161 6.53%
3 JPMorgan 36,144.47 175 5.78%
4 HSBC 27,258.93 156 4.36%
5 Morgan Stanley 27,224.67 154 4.35%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 33,794.74 133 11.90%
2 Citi 32,925.41 161 11.59%
3 JPMorgan 29,216.73 136 10.29%
4 Morgan Stanley 19,909.37 108 7.01%
5 Goldman Sachs 17,871.55 176 6.29%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 LBBW 5,089.85 19 7.10%
2 Natixis 4,918.89 18 6.86%
3 HSBC 4,323.51 15 6.03%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 4,174.25 17 5.82%
5 UniCredit 4,163.16 19 5.81%

Global FIG Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
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 Credit Agricole CIB 3,549.81 11 11.46%
2 UBS 3,334.58 12 10.77%
3 Barclays 3,229.69 10 10.43%
4 BNP Paribas 2,554.19 12 8.25%
5 HSBC 1,877.94 13 6.07%