Theory and Practice of Capital Estimation Methods: An Application in Bank Management

E.A. Posnaya , M.I. Kaznova , I.E. Shapiro , I.G. Vorobyova
European Research Studies Journal, Volume XXI, Special Issue 2, 497-505, 2018
DOI: 10.35808/ersj/1276


The mechanism of the banking institution’s capital management is a complex array of effective management’s actions and activities aimed at maximization of profit. Banking institutions should carry out theoretical and practical analysis of existing methods of capital estimation in order to develop appropriate management decisions. Nowadays, every banking institution should accentuate the key points and properly define priorities in the bank management system, as it directly influences the main goal of the bank’s activity, i.e., profit-making. Special attention should be paid to bank capital estimation, as the correct capital estimation influences the bank’s activity; the capital plays a dominant role and is considered to be a base value for planning, forecasting and implementing banking transactions. Taking into consideration the existing legislative framework and the experience of various countries in bank capital estimation, it is proposed to identify strengths and weaknesses of the existing methods of bank capital estimation to determine proposals for appropriate estimation.

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