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The Impact Of The Basel Iii Agreement On The Banking Systems


  • Magdalena RADULESCU

    () (Faculty of Economics, University of Pitesti, Romania)


In the light of the current financial crisis, some deficiencies of the financial supervision system were highlighted. The former Basel II Agreement needed to be reformulated to achieve more stability of the banking systems. The new Basel III launched tight regulation regarding both banking solvency and liquidity and the leverage ratio. These regulations imply more costs for banks. Many bankers didn’t agree because of the decrease of the profitability of banks. Still, even the current crisis wasn’t surpassed yet, the financial authorities have already claimed another improved agreement Basel IV.

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  • Magdalena RADULESCU, 2014. "The Impact Of The Basel Iii Agreement On The Banking Systems," Scientific Bulletin - Economic Sciences, University of Pitesti, vol. 13(1), pages 3-10.
  • Handle: RePEc:pts:journl:y:2014:i:1:p:3-10

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    prudential supervision; banking system; Basel III.;

    JEL classification:

    • E44 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy
    • E58 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Central Banks and Their Policies
    • G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages
    • G28 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Government Policy and Regulation


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