WASHINGTON — Banking groups praised a risk-based capital rule issued Wednesday by the Federal Housing Finance Board, though the agency warned that industry concerns about higher tax and capital charges rest in the hands of other regulators.

The 246-page rule revamps the capital structure for the 12 regional Home Loan banks as required by the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999. The purpose of the Home Loan banks is to provide member banks and thrifts with advances at below-market rates to fund more mortgage and other lending.

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