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US banks should bite the bullet on AFS rule change - opinion
June 08, 2012
The Fed’s new rules forcing US banks to hold more capital to offset mark-to-market losses in AFS portfolios may be a bitter pill to swallow. But it’s a necessary one.
The US Federal Reserve is set to introduce new capital rules that will require US banks to hold more capital in offset to mark-to-market losses on securities in available for sale (AFS) portfolios, according to the Financial Times (FT). These...
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