The major concern for Singapore banks is the quality of loans to SMEs, which typically have lower financial flexibility and are more sensitive to operating and trade conditions.
After minutes of training, algorithms were able to use 250,000 records of previously unseen raw data to predict regulatory reporting output with degrees of accuracy exceeding 99%.
A new paper develops a regulatory roadmap for addressing the increasing role of AI in finance, focusing on human involvement to deal with ‘black box’ issues.
Increased regulatory pressure and growing competition from new players could cost incumbent banks 5% of their revenue over the next 3-5 years, says a new report from Accenture.
The current approach to terrorist financing is one-dimensional, overly simplistic and outdated, says a new paper from RUSI's Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies.
The IIF paper says fragmentation around climate risk assessment has emerged in the areas of prudential regulation and supervision, market and conduct regulation, taxonomy and disclosure.
While Singaporean banks have sufficient loss-absorption buffers to withstand pressure, the impact will depend on the extent and duration of the outbreak.
Fragmented approaches to sustainable finance may ultimately undermine the development of sustainable finance through increased complexity and lack of coordination.
China's relaxed bad loan recognition standards to help businesses through the Covid-19 outbreak may have long-term repercussions for the creditworthiness of some institutions.
'Basel IV' will narrow the gap between the internal ratings based approach and the standardised approach for calculating risk-weighted assets.