Basel III: Leverage Ratio
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Basel III: Leverage Ratio

Updated Jun 16, 2024

What you'll learn

  • We outline the need for a leverage ratio and the formula used to calculate it, before looking at the implementation issues and timeline associated with this ratio.
Course Description

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) introduced a leverage ratio to constrain the growth of the absolute size of balance sheets and off-balance sheet items. We outline the need for a leverage ratio and the formula used to calculate it, before looking at the implementation issues and timeline associated with this ratio.