'Contradictory' Basel III regulations causing market distortions

Implementation of regulation such as Basel III is causing unusual outcomes say market participants

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Distorted view: conflicting rules disrupting market

After five years of consultation and recalibration, Basel III implementation started on January 1 this year but market participants are observing some unusual outcomes in the way individual rules created on a stand-alone basis impact other rules and the broader market.

The ultimate effect of a raft of post-crisis regulation such as Basel III on the business model and banking sector may be too large and may not be optimal, said Takashi Nagaoka, assistant commissioner for international affairs at

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