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Regulators ease bank asset rules

International financial regulators have eased rules on minimum quantities of cash and liquid assets all banks must hold, set to take effect in 2015.

The new measures are designed to make banks less vulnerable in the event of a crisis.

The BBC's business correspondent, Theo Leggett, explains the details.

  • 06 Jan 2013
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