"New, relaxed (Basel) liquidity rules suggest economies and banks may be weaker than thought,"...

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"New, relaxed (Basel) liquidity rules suggest economies and banks may be weaker than thought," tweets Reuters' James McGeever. "And will new rules spur bank lending? Jury out on that." Markets don't seem to be too worried, though, with Stoxx Europe 600 Banks index +1.5%. (Previously)