Basel rules are already hitting lending claim the banks

  • Anil Kanda
  • 07 Jan, 2011

They claim that the the new regulation on loans to businesses, which is not yet in force, is already reducing further their ability to lend, this was reported to the Bank of England.

The Basel III rules (announced in September) will force banks to keep a cash balance against loans to withstand shocks of losses in the future. They continue to struggle to get risk off their books so that they can get access to funds for lending.

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