Ambition of Basel's trading book review has faded, sources say

Basel Committee HQ

Banks have already been let down once by a promised fundamental review of trading book capital rules – the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision had originally said it would be complete by the end of 2011, but the process has not yet been launched – and there could be a second disappointment in store. Instead of starting from first principles, sources involved in the discussions say the scope of the review will be reined in. Among other things, that could mean the much-criticised capital charge

To continue reading...

You must be signed in to use this feature.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: