Cultural change in regulation looms

Few fund groups have grasped implications of new risk agenda

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Humdrum mechanism could mitigate risk of securitising EU banks’ SME lending, says John Dizard
Pedestrians wait at a bus stop near Taipei Main Station in Taipei, Taiwan, on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou ruled out driving down the Taiwan dollar to boost exports following the currency’s rally against the yen and said the government still aims for growth of at least 2 percent this year. Photographer: Jerome Favre/Bloomberg ©Bloomberg
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