The Globe and Mail

Go to the Globe and Mail homepage

Jump to main navigationJump to main content

Bank for International Settlements (BIS) general manager Jamie Caruana talks to Reuters during an interview at their headquarters in Basel June 25, 2013.
Bank for International Settlements (BIS) general manager Jamie Caruana talks to Reuters during an interview at their headquarters in Basel June 25, 2013.
(RUBEN SPRICH/REUTERS)

Banks face tough scrutiny of risk exposures

First capital levels were beefed up, now leverage ratios are being reworked.

Five years out from the worst of the financial crisis, major banks could be forced to calculate their total risks using more stringent rules, according to a new proposal from the Bank for International Settlements’ Basel Committee on Banking Supervision.