The US Federal Reserve has moved to tighten the rules on physical commodity trading by banks, citing fears they might suffer huge losses as a result of an environmental disaster. How valid are such ...
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Agency fails to differentiate requirements for largest banks
Under pressure from politicians, the US Federal Reserve floats proposals to tighten rules on banks in physical commodities
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Changing hats – December 2013/January 2014
US regulatory concerns about liquidity of government securities collateral could be resolved by access to the Fed’s discount window, CCP officials say
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Changing hats – November 2013
Barclays clinches deal with Hawaii refinery as US Federal Reserve scrutinises physical commodity trading by banks
The surprise decision by the Federal Reserve last month not to scale back its quantitative easing programme will create more volatility, says economist
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