Thailand's National Economic and Social Development Council expects economic performance this year to be the worst since the Asian financial crisis.
The BSP may require higher capital requirements for VASPs based on their scope, scale of operations and complexity of operations.
Bangladesh Bank has signed participation agreements with 44 banks and 23 NBFIs to disburse $1.8bn in loans as part of the government's stimulus package.
Korea will join Japan, Thailand, Australia and New Zealand in implementing ARFP on 27 May, paving the way for cross-border sales of eligible publicly offered local funds.
The draft bills were reportedly motivated by Cambodia's placement on the FATF's 'grey-list' last year, which impacts foreign investment and the economy.
The new facility will allow lenders to access central bank liquidity for up to 360 days, compared to a maximum 28-day term allowed under existing facilities.
Foreign banks are prohibited from repatriating profits. LCR and NSFR requirements have been reduced to 90%. Banks are told to refrain from non-essential expenditures.
Under existing rules, foreign companies can only borrow from their parent companies during their first three years of their operation in Bangladesh.
The Colombo Stock Exchange opened for trading for the first time in seven weeks on Monday, triggering trading halts on its new circuit breaker mechanism.
It is necessary to maintain the cash flow by strengthening the banks’ capital during the coronavirus pandemic, Bangladesh Bank said.