BIS to modify Basel II rules

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The adjustments will mean higher charges for some structured credit assets, liquidity facilities for off-balance-sheet vehicles and assets held on bank trading books. However, it is not clear by how much any of these charges will increase.

"Supervisors cannot predict the next crisis, but they can carry forward the lessons from recent events to promote a more resilient banking system that can weather shocks, whatever the source. The key building blocks to core bank resiliency are strong capital

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