Banks will be forced to put more capital behind derivatives trades in a push by global regulators to bolster market stability and reinforce clearinghouses.The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision said an amount equal to 2 percent of a bank's trades through clearinghouses should be added to the risk-weighted assets used to determine the lender's total capital requirements.
It's hard to see why regulators can't reconcile these two new efforts. Basel Committee on Banking Supervision - Basel III - Bank - United States - Barack Obama Read Post
The group of governors and heads of supervision who oversee the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision said Monday that they had reached a "broad agreement" on the "overall design" of new capital and liquidity rules for banks. Read Post