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Week InReview: April 14, 2017

"Underneath the relative stability in headline measures of activity and pricing, there are signs of banks being less willing to undertake repo market intermediation, compared to the period before the crisis. The volatility in prices and volumes around balance sheet reporting dates can be associated with banks in some jurisdictions contracting their repo exposure in order to 'window dress' their regulatory ratios." The Bank for International Settlements in a report about repo market functioning

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