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Arm and leg

8 January 2010 By George Hay

Regulators think big banks would be safer if they capitalised each national subsidiary separately, as HSBC does. But new research suggests even the world’s local bank could need more capital to meet such rules. Rivals would find it even more costly to follow suit.

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