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Saving up for a rainy day

8 Oct 2010 By Fiona Maharg-Bravo

Regulators deserve praise for forcing lenders to set aside extra provisions in the boom years. But the buffers are shrinking rapidly while bad loans are still rising. Smaller lenders will need more capital. And rebuilding the reserves will be a drag on earnings for years to come.

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