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gearing

1. an assembly of gears designed to transmit motion
2. the act or technique of providing gears to transmit motion

gearing

[′gir·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
A set of gear wheels.
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The FPC will not set a new minimum level for the leverage ratio in that review and has not said when it will.
The leverage ratio is an important backstop to the risk-based capital regime and, when coupled with the LCR and NSFR, provides a regulatory framework that should help to ensure that banks are much more resilient to financial shocks than was the case in the past.
I also think that the UK should apply the international standard for the level of the baseline leverage ratio, in line with the final Basel definition and calibration.
Moreover, the average tier I leverage ratio for banks deemed systemically important (assets greater than $50 billion) was higher than the four largest bank holding companies, averaging 7.
reflects standard notching off the ICR of Kingstone, which reduced its debt leverage ratios in 2010 and 2011.
The governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) Mohammad Y Al-Hashel said that the central bank has approved instructions for implementing the Leverage Ratio Standards to Kuwaiti banks, both conventional and Islamic.
Both profit for the period and the capital measures taken by Kommuninvest's owners show that Kommuninvest is well prepared for the leverage ratio requirement for financial institutions, which is to be introduced in 2018.
This consultation paper sets out the FPC's analysis of the policy choices that would determine the role of the leverage ratio within this framework.
with Nati ratio i resetA But the Bank of England said: "The plan agreed with Nationwide to meet the 3% leverage ratio in 2015 will not result in them restricting lending to the real economy.
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision published the methodology banks across the world must use to calculate their leverage ratio.
By contrast, cash flow loans typically come with stringent -- sometimes highly restrictive -- financial covenants, such as a leverage ratio maximum, fixed charge coverage, interest coverage and minimum EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization).
The leverage ratio was intended to provide a floor for bank capital that all banks were expected to satisfy, regardless of risk.