Commentary: Proposed liquidity rules would threaten Australian banks

04/15/2010 | Business Spectator (Australia)

A recent review by Moody's Investors Service explains the reason large Australian financial institutions are opposed to proposals from the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, columnist Stephen Bartholomeusz writes. The banks aren't concerned with proposed capital-adequacy rules but rather a liquidity regime. The Basel Committee's proposals for increased liquidity would threaten the profitability and stability of Australia's major banks, Bartholomeusz writes.

View Full Article in:

Business Spectator (Australia)

Published in Brief: