Regulators seek to move forward with leverage-ratio rule

Officials at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., the Federal Reserve and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency said they are ready to proceed with a rule governing the leverage ratio for banks. The regulators say the U.S. rule likely will be tougher than that established by international supervisors. The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has released information about how leverage limits will be calculated by other nations.

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