WASHINGTON — Federal regulators have indefinitely postponed the release of a rule that would revise the capital structure of the Federal Home Loan Bank System, in order to give the industry more time to prepare comments.

The Federal Housing Finance Board voted unanimously Tuesday to extend the comment period to Nov. 20. The board said it had received numerous complaints from banking associations, the Home Loan banks, and members of the system that they could not adequately weigh in on the complex rule by the original Oct. 11 comment deadline.

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