Banks Face Stiffer Capital Rules in Basel Market-Risk Revamp

  • New capital requirements come into effect in January 2019
  • Revised trading-book rules softer than earlier Basel proposals

Regulators Tighten Rules for Banks Again

Banks face tougher capital requirements on swaps, bonds and other securities that they intend to trade, as global regulators tighten market-risk rules for the second time since the financial crisis.

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