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Changing business models in international bank funding

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  • Leonardo Gambacorta
  • Adrian Van Rixtel
  • Stefano Schiaffi

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This paper investigates the foreign funding mix of globally active banks. Using BIS international banking statistics for a panel of 12 advanced economies, we detect a structural break in international bank funding at the onset of the global financial crisis. In their post-break business model, banks rely less on cross-border liabilities and, instead, tap funds from outside their jurisdictions by making more active use of their subsidiaries and branches, as well as inter-office accounts within the same banking group.

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  • Leonardo Gambacorta & Adrian Van Rixtel & Stefano Schiaffi, 2017. "Changing business models in international bank funding," BIS Working Papers 614, Bank for International Settlements.
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    bank funding; structural reform initiatives; international banks;

    JEL classification:

    • C32 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes; State Space Models
    • F65 - International Economics - - Economic Impacts of Globalization - - - Finance
    • G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages

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