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capital buffer


sufficient capital to counter risk the amount of capital a financial institution needs to hold above minimum requirements, calculated on an assessment of forecast risk

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Definitions of ’capital buffer’ and meaning of ’capital buffer’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’capital buffer’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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