Monat: März 2020

Bank share prices imply a significant worsening in CET1 ratios

Implied CET1 ratios suggest significant loss of capital.
Bank stocks have lost between 30% and 50% since their temporary highs in February. With the spreading of COVID-19 in Europe and…

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Six questions I would raise as a board member of a bank these days

The strategic questions a bank management has to address.
1. Liquidity and funding risks?
a. Are there any liquidity movements which require immediate attention?
b. Withdrawals of client deposits due…

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Why are bank stocks suffering from the Corona Virus?

Should we worry about the weak performance of bank stocks?
While initially financial markets were surprisingly relaxed about the outbreak of the Corona Virus in China, market sentiment has completely…

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New White Paper on bank capital requirements and the cost of it

Why do banks need capital and what are the costs associated with it?
As practitioners in the banking industry, we focus a lot on regulatory capital requirements. We closely monitor…

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