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Outlooks for Canada’s seven largest banks have been downgraded from stable to negative by Moody’s Investor Service, the Financial Post reports.

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The federal government’s plans to implement new rules for systemically important banks prompted the change in Moody’s outlook. The ratings service says that move is part of a worldwide trend to ensure large institutions are less reliant on public money in future financial crises.

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