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What does RWC stand for?

RWC stands for Risk-Weighted Capital

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Capital management remains a focus for the bank's stakeholders, with the total risk-weighted capital ratio increasing from 12.
Recently a number of commentators have called for the Basel Committee to make improvements to Basel II, including carrying out a quantitative impact study using observations from recent upheavals, meaningful non-risk weighted leverage ratio requirements (as currently applicable in the US) to supplement current risk-weighted capital requirements and use of banks' own risk models to be complemented by credible and effective market discipline.
Domestically operating banks are required to hold risk-weighted capital at least equal to 4% of their assets such as loans, while those banks operating internationally are mandated to have a higher capital adequacy ratio of 8%.