THE IMPACT OF BASEL III ADOPTION BY G20 MEMBERS ON THEIR CREDIT RATINGS

Mohammed Kalloub, Ayhan Kapusuzoglu, Nildag Basak Ceylan
2018 Eurasian Journal of Economics and Finance  
This study aims to analyze the effect of Basel III standards adoption made by 27 countries included in Basel III adoption reports (including G20 group members) on their credit rating. In addition, the study tests the impact of some macroeconomic variables on sovereign credit rating. The data are obtained from BCBS semi-annual adoption reports, along with other macroeconomic indicators published by IMF and World Bank; however, the basic indicator for credit rating is Standard &Poor's credit
more » ... &Poor's credit rating. The period under the study is between 2011 and 2016. The results of the analysis show that there is a strong statistical significant positive effect of Basel III standards on 27 countries' credit rating.
doi:10.15604/ejef.2018.06.01.005 fatcat:fubioiakv5ejledvl36lnfg7ye