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Why Big Banks Could Be Forced to Raise Up to $1.19 Trillion

A plan meant to ensure that the world’s largest banks have enough of a financial cushion to absorb losses without failing could force big lenders to raise as much as $1.19 trillion by 2022. 224 more words


Banks may need to raise $1.2 trillion to avert another Lehman moment

Banking behemoths led by HSBC Holdings PLC and JPMorgan Chase & Co. now know the cost they’ll have to shoulder so the global financial system doesn’t have another Lehman moment. 1,177 more words

Mark Carney

Royal Bank shares should benefit as bank avoids global SIFI designation -- again

Royal Bank of Canada has avoided designation as a global systemically important bank for another year, giving Canada’s biggest bank more time to rebuild its capital position following this month’s purchase of City National Corp. 194 more words

Trading Desk

Royal Bank of Canada's City National deal sidelines bank for takeovers, buybacks

Royal Bank of Canada’s $5 billion purchase of City National Corp., its largest-ever takeover, is forecast to put the lender on the sidelines for further acquisitions and share buybacks until it can rebuild capital to levels that satisfy regulators. 887 more words

FP Street

Drafting Financial Law to Become a World Class International Financial Centre

What should places like Malta, Moscow, Istanbul, Dubai and Kuala Lumpur do to rise on the Y/Zen rankings? In this presentation, I review my experiences advising international financial centres. 32 more words

International Financial Centres

The Global Bankers' Coup: Bail-In and the Shadowy Financial Stability Board

On December 11, 2014, the US House passed a bill repealing the Dodd-Frank requirement that risky derivatives be pushed into big-bank subsidiaries, leaving our deposits and pensions exposed to massive derivatives losses. 1,745 more words

Ellen Brown Articles/Commentary

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