After getting a personal pitch from Sen. Alfonse M. D'Amato, the Bankers Roundtable last week strengthened a half-hearted statement of support for financial services reform made just three days earlier.

"The Roundtable supports HR 10 as revised," according to a statement approved by the association's board at a meeting here Friday. "Significant improvements to the bill by the Senate Banking Committee merit full Senate approval of this measure in this Congress."

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