A new report from S&P says insurers’ high exposure to banks and cross-holdings between banks could heighten systemic risk.
Significant variations in reporting practices in some cases do not meet the disclosure objective of IFRS 9, Moody's says, describing HSBC Hong Kong and Hang Seng Bank as best in class.
A JD Power survey has found that 65% of Singapore customers are interested in opening digital bank accounts. The survey ranked HSBC first, OCBC second and DBS third in customer satisfaction.
"Innovation which has the potential to present systemic risk or is allowed to operate in an unchecked or unregulated manner is detrimental to financial markets and investor interests."
IOSCO says early transition to risk free rates will help to mitigate potential financial stability and conduct risks associated with the transition away from LIBOR.
The FMA is prioritising governance, culture, systems and controls, as well as mechanisms to deter misconduct and facilitate informed decision-making by investors and customers.
Indigenous virtual banks, global digital-only banks, and digitised traditional banks are all vying for market share, says a new report from S&P Global Ratings.
The IMF says Singapore's financial system would continue to be resilient even under very adverse scenarios, but that foreign currency liquidity risk needs to be addressed.
A new white paper from NPP Australia provides an overview of developments in other real-time payments markets, including opportunities and challenges for the payments sector.
The guidance provides good approaches, relevant information sources and practical examples for practitioners to consider when assessing terrorist financing risk at the jurisdiction level.