Bank capital ratios, asset growth, and the stock market
Abstract: In recent quarters, the capital strength of the U.S. banking system has been improving rapidly in response to both regulatory pressures and business incentives. This article examines the different methods by which individual bank holding companies have increased their capital ratios and the relative rewards garnered by these strategies in the stock market.
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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Part of Series: Quarterly Review
Publication Date: 1992