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December 19, 2017

RBNZ is seeking feedback on the options for calculating risk-weighted assets as part of the review of the Capital Adequacy Framework for locally incorporated banks. The consultation will close on March 05, 2018. RBNZ also published its response to submissions for consultation on the type of financial instruments that qualify as bank capital. RBNZ has made in-principle decisions with respect to key aspects of the definition of capital, after considering the feedback provided in submissions and in meetings.

RBNZ is undertaking a review of the Capital Adequacy Framework for locally incorporated banks. The review of the capital adequacy framework aims to identify the most appropriate capital adequacy framework for locally incorporated registered banks, taking into account experience with the current framework and international developments.

 

Related Link: Press Release

Comment Due Date: March 05, 2018

Keywords: Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Banking, Capital Adequacy Framework, Basel III, Risk-Weighted Assets, RBNZ

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