Hans-Peter Burghof, Chair of Banking and Financial Services at the University of Hohenheim, shares his thoughts about the regulation of our banking system - is it too regulated or not enough?
Regulators from around the world have reached a compromise on new banking measures, ending a battle that began at the height of the financial crisis and was fiercely contested by banks on both sides of the Atlantic.
High levels of corporate, government and household debt are undermining China’s financial stability, the IMF said in a report. It urged Beijing to halt credit-fueled growth and bulk up on banks' capital reserves.
A leading Federal Reserve governor has warned US President Donald Trump against an overhaul of current banking regulations. He said tighter rules had been introduced for a reason after the global financial crisis.
A G20 financial stability watchdog has complained it's left in the dark about China's shadow banking sector, because Beijing provided its data too late for a key analysis of the country's riskiest assets.
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