The IMF has assessed that robust financial regulation and supervision should help Hong Kong weather domestic and external shocks despite growing risks to the city's outlook.
Clearinghouses should consider multiple risk factors in determining exposure and put more of its own capital on the line to manage defaults before dipping into the member default fund.
New report from GFMA and New Financial offers policy recommendations to support the growth of deeper and more effective capital markets.
The Philippine banking system “remained robust and continued to exhibit strong capital position and sustained growth in core earnings”, says BSP deputy governor Chuchi Fonacier.
Stress tests indicate Chinese banks would face capital and liquidity shortfalls under adverse conditions, according to the PBOC's latest financial stability report.
Restrictions on the RBI's authority to reform governance of public sector banks are seen as a weakness in its mandate and could undermine financial stability, says S&P Global Ratings.
Cybersecurity, geopolitical risks and Brexit were found to be the top three risks with possible systemic consequences for 2019, according to a new survey by DTCC.
Banks will face challenging conditions in 2019 due to moderating economic growth, slowing credit expansion and US-China trade tensions, but have adequate buffers against growing risks.
ISDA will likely look to the 'compounded setting in arrears rate' and the 'historical mean/median approach' to spread adjustment for RFRs that will replace discontinued IBORs.
The MAS financial stability review says asset quality is improving despite loan growth, and banks continue to maintain healthy provisioning and liquid assets "well above regulatory requirements".