Bernanke outlines shadow banking reform priorities


The chairman of the Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, on April 9, outlined the Fed's priorities in relation to tackling the so-called shadow banking sector.

Speaking at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's financial markets conference in Georgia, Bernanke began by discussing the provisions of Basel 2.5 and Basel III in addressing "interconnectedness and other sources of systemic risk".

The principal method for tackling shadow banking deployed by the Basel rules relates to raised capital requiremen

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