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 HSBC 8,539.81 48 5.66%
2 UniCredit 8,425.45 50 5.58%
3 LBBW 7,986.15 46 5.29%
4 Natixis 7,841.57 37 5.20%
5 Credit Suisse 7,360.16 38 4.88%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 52,522.18 187 6.77%
2 JPMorgan 50,853.66 203 6.55%
3 Citi 46,974.49 240 6.05%
4 Goldman Sachs 43,300.85 334 5.58%
5 Morgan Stanley 42,142.90 222 5.43%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 43,104.00 156 11.10%
2 JPMorgan 42,492.21 146 10.94%
3 Citi 38,799.99 191 9.99%
4 Goldman Sachs 35,240.41 299 9.07%
5 Morgan Stanley 33,002.22 177 8.50%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 6,263.92 23 8.06%
2 UniCredit 5,364.43 20 6.90%
3 LBBW 4,811.97 20 6.19%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 4,208.56 18 5.42%
5 Deutsche Bank 4,163.44 13 5.36%

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 HSBC 4,729.28 11 12.78%
2 UBS 3,374.07 13 9.12%
3 BNP Paribas 2,704.23 11 7.31%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 2,458.47 6 6.64%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,263.58 10 6.12%