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ECB Gives Investment Banks Capital Relief With Trading Rules

  • Measures are response to ‘extraordinary’ levels of volatility
  • ECB says relief will help banks continue to make markets
The ECB headquarters, left, stands in Frankfurt, Germany.

The ECB headquarters, left, stands in Frankfurt, Germany.

Photographer: Alex Kraus/Bloomberg
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The European Central Bank is giving investment banks temporary capital relief on trading activities to help them weather the coronavirus outbreak.