Adequacy of coverage

 

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Adequacy of coverage

A test that measures the extent to which the value of an asset is protected from potential loss either through insurance or hedging.



Adequacy of coverage

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Capital adequacy ratio

Capital adequacy ratio

The ratio of a bank's capital to its risk-weighted credit exposure. International standards recommend a minimum for this ratio, intended to permit banks to absorb losses without becoming insolvent, in order to protect depositors.


Capital adequacy

Capital adequacy

A measure of the financial strength of a bank or securities firm, usually expressed as a ratio of its capital to its assets. For banks, there is now a worldwide capital adequacy standard, drawn up by the Basle committee, of the Bank for International Settlements. This BIS ration requires banks to have capital equal to 8 per cent of their assets.




 
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