Here’s what no US Treasuries in the Leverage Ratio means for US banks and US repo (Premium)
The US Treasury’s report recommending that US Treasuries (UST) be removed from the US enhanced Supplementary Leverage Ratio (eSLR) has some direct and positive implications for US banks. Here’s a brief synopsis of what this would mean, including the decision by the Fed-sponsored Alternative Reference Rates Committee to adopt a “broad repo” rate as an alternative to LIBOR. This content requires registration. Get access today by signing up here.