Risk-based capital requirement for investments.
Each Bank shall hold retained earnings plus general allowance for losses as support for the credit risk of all investments that are not rated by an NRSRO, or are rated or have a putative rating below the second highest credit rating, in an amount equal to or greater than the outstanding balance of the investments multiplied by:
A factor associated with the credit rating of the investments as determined by the Finance Board on a case-by-case basis for rated assets to be sufficient to raise the credit quality of the asset to the second highest credit rating category; and
0.08 for assets having neither a putative nor actual rating.
[65 FR 43985, July 17, 2000, as amended at 67 FR 12853, Mar. 20, 2002]