• How much CET1 capital must banks set aside for commercial real estate exposures? 

      Andersen, Henrik (Staff Memo;10/2019, Working paper, 2019)
      The Ministry of Finance has proposed a temporary capital requirement (risk weight floor) for commercial real estate (CRE) exposures in Norway, applicable to the largest banks. CRE is the sector where banks have historically ...
    • What drives office rents? 

      Bjørland, Christian; Hagen, Marius (Staff Memo;12/2019, Working paper, 2019)
      Banks have substantial exposures to commercial real estate (CRE). Rental prices are important for CRE companies’ debt-service capacity, which in turn affects the risk of future bank losses. In this paper, we estimate error ...