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 10,838.70 62 5.34%
2 LBBW 10,110.44 66 4.98%
3 UniCredit 10,041.71 74 4.95%
4 Natixis 9,776.52 51 4.82%
5 Commerzbank Group 9,317.67 57 4.59%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 74,275.20 309 6.41%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 71,790.46 266 6.20%
3 Citi 70,388.25 351 6.08%
4 Goldman Sachs 66,011.45 527 5.70%
5 HSBC 61,730.67 280 5.33%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 60,985.86 215 10.98%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 59,969.47 219 10.80%
3 Citi 55,716.51 263 10.03%
4 Goldman Sachs 49,875.99 465 8.98%
5 Morgan Stanley 46,382.96 258 8.35%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 7,282.04 27 7.38%
2 Commerzbank Group 5,647.34 22 5.73%
3 LBBW 5,565.43 23 5.64%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 5,470.19 24 5.55%
5 UniCredit 5,468.87 22 5.55%

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 7,022.22 19 12.72%
2 Barclays 4,410.61 16 7.99%
3 Credit Suisse 4,278.10 14 7.75%
4 BNP Paribas 3,808.41 16 6.90%
5 UBS 3,802.05 17 6.89%