Monday, September 12, 2011

Basel III Tier 1 Capital Requirements Timeline

A trifecta of banking posts today because Barclay's financial services conference is in process.  The exhibit below shows the timeline for Basel III implementation courtesy of BAC's presentation.  Despite the murmurs that BAC needs to raise more capital under Basel III, BAC says that on a fully implemented basis, tier 1 capital is 6.75% today.  This means that they meet the capital requirements through 2016 without doing anything.

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