The capital adequacy ratios of K Bank and Kakao Bank have fallen to 10.62% and 11.74%, respectively, compared 15.34% at Korea’s other institutions.
“In place of fragmented lending capacity with 27 public sector banks in 2017, now there will be only 12 state-run banks post consolidation,” said India’s finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
“In response ... all relevant regulatory agencies should take targeted prudential supervision measures … and carry out administrative punishment according to law,” the CBIRC said.
The PBOC will encourage merger talks instead of bankruptcies when dealing with problematic financial institutions.
The HKMA is allowing lenders to further develop business involving the use of innovative financial technology to assess and approve personal loan applications.
To encourage consolidation among struggling regional lenders, the FSA may lower deposit insurance fees paid by banks that are more financially robust.
The transfer will comprise of a $17.2bn income surplus and $7.4bn in excess provisions resulting from a newly revised economic capital framework for the RBI.
The rate on mortgages for first-time home buyers must be at least the loan prime rate; for second-time home buyers it must be at least LPR plus 60bp.
The updated Liquidity Facilities Framework is part of ongoing work to maintain the integrity and stability of Hong Kong’s monetary and financial systems, said HKMA chief Norman Chan.
In a review of collateral management standards and practices banks use when lending to corporates, MAS has identified four key areas that need improvement.