Federal bank regulators are completing a survey of interest rate risk at about 50 banks - a prelude to proposing capital rules this summer.

Bankers are keenly interested in the proposal, due to take effect in June 1993 under the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act. Banks deemed to have excessive interest rate risk will have to increase capital as a cushion against losses.

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