U.K. finmin George Osborne is expected to today accept most of a panel's bank reform proposals,...

|By:, SA News Editor

U.K. finmin George Osborne is expected to today accept most of a panel's bank reform proposals, including a firewall between retail and wholesale ops. However, plans for strengthened capital rules will probably be delayed to fit in with an EU timetable, and, in a boost for HSBC (HBC), could be limited to a banks' British ops.