The countercyclical capital buffer and G-SIB surcharge

The Basel Committee provides data regarding the following buffers to facilitate the implementation of the Basel Framework:

  • Countercyclical capital buffer: The Basel Committee's countercyclical capital buffer (CCyB) is designed to ensure that banking sector capital requirements account for the macro-financial environment in which banks operate.

For more general data on the impact of the Basel Framework, see the Basel III monitoring page.