Analysis: Bankers keep a close eye on the Basel Committee's proposals

07/15/2010 | Wall Street Journal, The

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision was poised to release an updated set of proposed capital rules for banks. Bankers across Europe and beyond watched closely to see whether the committee included leverage tests in its proposals. The implementation of such tests likely would require many European financial institutions to rebuild their capital bases, which could take years, according to this Wall Street Journal analysis.

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