Repo rules decimate key liquidity ratio at Barclays

Controversial draft treatment of reverse repos cuts Barclays' NSFR to 98% from 113% - but the bank expects the rules to be changed


Proposed changes to one of Basel III's new liquidity ratios have cut it by 15 percentage points at Barclays, leaving it below the minimum level of 100% that will be required when the rule takes effect.

The bank's half-year results announcement, published yesterday, showed Barclays with a net stable funding ratio (NSFR) of 98%, based on proposals published in January by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision. However, the bank said that if it excluded one controversial element – the

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