European banks eye higher capital ratios in recalculating risks

02/21/2013 | Wall Street Journal, The

Large European banks are recalculating risks in their trading books and loan portfolios to increase the ratio of capital to risk-weighted assets. Such recalculations are fairly standard, but analysts say some banks are accelerating the move amid increased pressure to bolster capital ratios as Basel III rules start coming into effect.

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