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A pinch of Basel

19 August 2011 By John Foley

Lenders will end up well padded against bad debts under new plans – a good job, since lots are coming. But the distortions that promote risky lending remain. With capital scarce, banks may also push more loans through China’s worryingly large “shadow” banking system.

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