Panel: Liquidity Risk Monitoring Standards 'Lack Strong Base'

London - The new Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) liquidity risk monitoring standards lack a strong foundation due to poor data in the industry, according to more than 90% of attendees at a FS Club meeting in London in March.

In December 2009, the BCBS issued the consultative document, 'International Framework for Liquidity Risk Measurement, Standards and Monitoring', with a closing date for comments of April 16.

Section 100 of the consultation paper stated: "The banks will provide