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APRA publishes frequently asked question on market risk capital requirements in response to COVID-19

Tuesday 19 May 2020

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has published a frequently asked question (FAQ) providing guidance to authorised deposit-taking institutions in determining their capital requirements under APS 116 Capital Adequacy: Market Risk.
The FAQ is available on the APRA website at: Banking COVID-19 frequently asked questions.


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The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) is the prudential regulator of the financial services industry. It oversees banks, credit unions, building societies, general insurance and reinsurance companies, life insurance, private health insurers, friendly societies, and most members of the superannuation industry. APRA currently supervises institutions holding $6.5 trillion in assets for Australian depositors, policyholders and superannuation fund members.