capital constraints

Publication date: 18 Sep 2014 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Britain & Finance | Authors: Armstrong, A, Ebell, M
In the wake of the financial crisis, financial regulators have developed new tools. Among these tools are countercyclical capital buffers, which aim to decrease the procyclicality of bank lending. The idea is that capital buffers should rise in good times, to build up high levels of equity capital...