Comments on: Financial strains show first sign of easing http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2009/02/17/financial-strains-show-first-sign-of-easing/ Thu, 21 Jul 2016 07:57:19 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Bull Run http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2009/02/17/financial-strains-show-first-sign-of-easing/#comment-8087 Tue, 17 Feb 2009 16:57:52 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=2100#comment-8087 It’s true US banks are holding more than their required reserves, but US banking reserves requirements are extremely low by most standards. Canadian Bank reserve requirements are 3 times higher than US banking requirements, and Canadian Chartered Banks are holding higher reserves than required. One of the reasons US banks fail everytime there is a recession, while No Chartered Bank has failed even in the 1930’s.

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