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Retail banking activity should weigh more in UK capital buffer calculation, regulator proposes

By Fiona Maxwell
  • 22 Jul 2022 13:32
  • 22 Jul 2022 13:32
Banks designated in the UK as a risk to financial stability — and so required to hold an additional capital buffer — should see their retail lending activity count more toward this calculation, the UK’s prudential regulator said today.
In a consultation reviewing how it identifies systemically important lenders (see here),

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Fiona Maxwell

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Fiona Maxwell is a financial services senior correspondent at MLex in London. She began her career as a reporter for, writing about EU post-crisis regulation, and later worked for POLITICO in Brussels, covering the intersect between financial policy and politics. Prior to joining MLex, Fiona worked at the Bank of England as a policy adviser in the prudential policy directorate.

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