Bloomberg Anywhere Login

Bloomberg

Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

Company

Financial Products

Enterprise Products

Media

Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000

Communications

Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

BOE’s Jenkins Says Higher Bank Capital May Benefit Shareholders

Nov. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Robert Jenkins, a member of the Bank of England’s interim Financial Policy Committee, said higher rules for bank capital may benefit shareholders.

“Higher equity in the balance sheet mix, would likely be positive for shareholder value in the long run and possibly even the short run,” according to remarks he made at the International Centre for Financial Regulation conference in Berlin on Oct. 19 and published today.

“It is not only in the interests of regulators and taxpayers to increase capital requirements, it may very well be in banks shareholders interests as well,” he said.

To contact the reporter on this story: Jennifer Ryan in London at jryan13@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Svenja O’Donnell at sodonnell@bloomberg.net

Please upgrade your Browser

Your browser is out-of-date. Please download one of these excellent browsers:

Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera or Internet Explorer.