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International risk-based capital standard: history and explanation

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  • Malcolm C. Alfriend
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    In December the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System adopted final guidelines for the new Risk-Based Capital Standard. This article traces the evolution of the new standard, discusses how capital measures of the United States will change, and indicates how Fifth District banking organizations may fare under the new standard.

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    Article provided by Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond in its journal Economic Review.

    Volume (Year): (1988)
    Issue (Month): Nov ()
    Pages: 28-34

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    Handle: RePEc:fip:fedrer:y:1988:i:nov:p:28-34:n:v.74no.6

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    Keywords: Capital ; Risk ; Finance ; Federal Reserve District; 5th;

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    1. Saibal Ghosh & D. M. Nachane & Aditya Narain & Satyananda Sahoo, 2003. "Capital requirements and bank behaviour: an empirical analysis of Indian public sector banks," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 15(2), pages 145-156.
    2. Robert B. Avery & Allen N. Berger, 1990. "Risk-based capital and deposit insurance reform," Working Paper 9101, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
    3. Nachane, D M & Narain, Aditya & Ghosh, Saibal & Sahoo, Satyananda, 2001. "Bank response to capital requirements: Theory and Indian evidence," MPRA Paper 17453, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    4. Jacques, Kevin & Nigro, Peter, 1997. "Risk-based capital, portfolio risk, and bank capital: A simultaneous equations approach," Journal of Economics and Business, Elsevier, vol. 49(6), pages 533-547.

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