uk Global Banking News - 22 March 2013 The financial watchdog in Sweden has warned against a proposal from the central bank suggesting an increase in risk weights on mortgage assets.
What does RW stand for?
RW stands for Risk Weight
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Risk-weighted assets are computed by dividing a bank's total assets into four categories according to their level of riskiness, then multiplying the value of assets in each group by a risk weight and summing all the groups.
Financials CBR Mulling Additional Measures to Constrain Consumer Lending Growth The Central Bank of Russia may introduce higher risk weights for unsecured consumer loans when calculating capital adequacy ratios, Vedomosti reports today (18 Oct).
The Federal Reserve (the Fed) has used its discretion to address assets that technically would call for a higher risk weighting but, due to the effects on the credit market, resulted in a decision to classify the asset in a lower risk weight group.
Risk-weighted assets are calculated by dividing each bank's assets into four categories according to their level of risk, then multiplying the value of assets in each category by a risk weight and summing all the categories.
Basel I assigned a uniform zero weight to loans to governments, while assigning a uniform 100 percent risk weight to loans to private firms.