Banks Blaming Regulators for Repo Squeeze May Have Their ProofBy
German general collateral rate plunged at end of 2015
Leverage rules responsible for securities shortage, banks say
Banks have been complaining for years that regulation is damaging Europe’s 5.6 trillion-euro ($6.1 trillion) market for borrowing and lending securities, without much proof. Now, they say they have evidence to back up their claims.
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