Non-G-10 Countries and the Basle Capital Rules : How Tough a Challenge is it to Join the Basle Club? »
Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers
Author(s): Claudia Dziobek , María Nieto , and Olivier Frecaut
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 March 1995
Keywords: Bank regulations, capital accord, balance sheet, capital ratio, risk weights, capital adequacy
The 1988 Basle Capital Accord has introduced the norm of a risk-based capital ratio of 8 percent. It was negotiated among the G-10 countries to strengthen their international banks’ capital base while simult...