Blog: Has the Volcker Rule Affected Market Liquidity and Does it Matter?
Revising certain aspects of the Volcker Rule could reduce the unnecessary burdens and costs associated with implementing and complying with the rule.
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The nation’s banking sector, including the largest banks, have played an important role in supporting businesses and households during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Reserve said on Friday. In its regular Supervision and Regulation report, the Federal Reserve Board also noted the continued strength of the sector and the importance of bank programs to assist borrowers during these difficult times.