AOCI rule effects – nine banks affected.

I just checked the Basel III AOCI rule – discussed by Reuters last week – using real data from bank holding companies. This is what inclusion would amount to, using 12/31/2012 data from US bank holdings,…

JPM and Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income – a neat example of regulatory capture.

It should not come as a surprise that the discussion on the in/exclusion of Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income from Regulatory Capital continues. JPM highlighted one reason for keeping the discussion on AOCI going, as most…

Berenberg on European Banks

Berenberg presented an interesting 145 pager on Capital of European Banks. It should be downloadable from the FT site, click here.

Basel III, US, and AOCI

An interesting aside of the US Basel III adoption is the relief of the inclusion of Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income (AOCI). Its inclusion in Common Equity Tier 1 regulatory capital (CET1) is only mandatory under…

US adopts Basel III

The US adoption of Basel III attracted some discussion on the leverage ratio, see Bloomberg, fuelled by a comment from Daniel Tarullo: “The Basel III leverage ratio seems to have been set too low to…