The world's banks appear to be winning a reprieve from tough new capital requirements and curbs...

|By:, SA News Editor

The world's banks appear to be winning a reprieve from tough new capital requirements and curbs on risk-taking, as regulators and central bankers back off from initial proposals. "There's a growing feeling among finance ministers that... growth is anemic. Do you really want to threaten a fragile recovery?" HSBC (HBC) chairman Stephen Green sums up the new sentiment.