Enhancements to DTCC's Global Trade Repository service in Singapore will support the MAS's next phase of derivatives trade reporting requirements, as well as improve usability and reduce complexity for users.
The Thai banking industry will see improved operating environment given robust economic growth along with strong capitalisation and government support, according to an assessment by Moody’s.
New paper highlights the impact of incoming securities finance trade reporting obligations on the industry including collateral supply, liquidity and operations.
Sri Lanka's “weak economic environment” and regulatory reforms may impact banks’ operating environment and credit profiles, says ratings agency Fitch.
In a report by Fitch unit BMI Research, large banks in the Philippines may need to increase deposit taking and reduce long-term loans as a result of increased funding costs brought on by the new NSFR framework.
Report by Quinlan & Associates suggests potential for digital transformation to deliver 10-15% boost in top-line revenues and 30% reduction in operating costs, with tail clients a key opportunity.
Chinese banks are returning to conventional lending and away from shadow banking activities according to banking statistics released by Chinese regulators, says Moody’s Investors Services.
Extreme risk scenario threatening financial stability characterised by increases in attack frequency and interdependence, or occurrence of large magnitude events.
DTCC Chief Security Officer Stephen Scharf says traditional focus on preventative measure at individual firm level are no longer enough; closer collaboration is needed to develop collective response and recovery plans.
The adoption of Singapore’s equivalent of IFRS 9 will be neutral for bank capitalisation, but changing risk and macroeconomic conditions could lead to varying levels of provisioning, says Moody's.