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US derivatives market liquidity could be boosted by speeding bank capital rule, CFTC chief Tarbert says

By Neil Roland
  • 25 Mar 2020 15:57
  • 27 Mar 2020 10:02
US derivatives markets that are parched by the Covid-19 pandemic could benefit from a liquidity injection that a speedier introduction of a new bank capital rule could provide, Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Heath Tarbert said.
He said he has asked federal banking regulators to consider a more immediate start

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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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