WASHINGTON — For every answer international regulators give on a requirement for a large bank capital surcharge, it just feels like more questions pop up.
The Group of Governors and Heads of Supervision agreed over the weekend to force certain banks to hold between 1% to 2.5% in extra capital depending on their size, riskiness and complexity. But left unclear, among other things, was exactly which institutions will face that charge, and where in the range they will fall. We offer the following frequently asked questions in an effort to explain what's going on.
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