International regulators uneasy over Volcker rule


International regulators have voiced concerns about the impact of the Volcker rule outside the US, arguing that the ban on proprietary trading could end up reducing liquidity in non-US government bond markets.

The Volcker rule – part of the Dodd-Frank Act – is designed to prohibit banks from engaging in proprietary trading, as well as owning, sponsoring or investing in hedge funds or private equity funds. The regulation allows certain exemptions to the prop trading ban, however – notably, US

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