Swedish FSA chief sees no reason to increase capital requirements

November 19, 2015 1:51 PM

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STOCKHOLM Nov 19 Swedish banks are among the best capitalised banks in Europe and there is no reason to increase capital requirements, the head of Sweden's financial watchdog said on Thursday.

Sweden has one of the biggest financial sectors in relation to the size of the economy in Europe and authorities have imposed tough rules after the financial crisis for how much capital banks need to hold to offset their borrowing.

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