Central bank wants to bring UK more into line with the 5% planned in the US
The Bank of England (BoE) has launched a public consultation
on raising investment banks’ leverage ratio, a
move that could force Britain’s largest firms to
set aside more capital against potential losses.
The British central Bank’s Financial Policy
Committee (FPC), which tracks risks in the financial system, is
looking to limit banks’ excessively large balance
sheets by imposing restrictions on risky investments.
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