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Drained US derivatives markets expected to get liquidity injection from federal bank action

By Neil Roland
  • 27 Mar 2020 14:31
  • 27 Mar 2020 16:41
US derivatives markets, whose liquidity has been sapped by 30 to 50 percent since the onset of Covid-19, are expected to be refreshed by action today letting banks adopt sooner a regulatory capital rule.

US banking regulators allowed firms to move up the start date for the rule requiring more risk-sensitive measurement of

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Neil Roland

Senior Correspondent

Neil has covered U.S. financial regulation for over two decades, mostly for Bloomberg and Crain Communications. He received a Loeb award for coverage of regulators' response to the collapse of Enron. He also garnered a SABEW award and some Jesse H. Neal awards for stories on the Federal Reserve's response to the 2008 financial crisis. Roland has appeared as a commentator on Fox TV, NPR, C-Span and Bloomberg TV. He received a Master's degree in public policy from Harvard and a Bachelors degree in economics from Cornell.

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