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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.