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HSBC’s Flint Says Risk Weight Calculation Will be Debate Topic

February 07, 2012

Feb. 7 (Bloomberg) -- HSBC Holdings Plc’s Chairman Douglas Flint said “the harmonisation and peer review of the calculation of the risk weights that drive capital requirements” and “a re-assessment of the risk free treatment of sovereign debt” will be a subject of “further debate” for the banking industry. He spoke at the City Week Conference in London today.

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