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Jordan Says SNB Has ‘No Doubt’ Banks Can Raise Capital Buffers

December 15, 2011

Dec. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Swiss central Bank Vice President Thomas Jordan said that he has “no doubt” that the country’s large banks will be able to raise capital buffers in what he called a “cautionary measure.”

“Large banks have already taken massive efforts,” Jordan said at a press conference in Bern today. “The situation in financial markets has significantly worsened and that’s why it’s necessary to quickly improve the capital situation.”

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