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Banks given more time for liquidity requirements

08.01.13 @ 09:25


The Basel Committee decided Monday to delay plans for a safer financial system, with "liquidity coverage ratio" requirements only to be met in 2019. Commissioner Michel Barnier welcomed the deal: "Liquidity is fundamental, both for the stability of banks as well as for their role in supporting wider economic recovery."


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