The 100 basis point RRR reduction is expected to free up PHP90 billion of liquidity in the financial system.
Banks say businesses rely on overdraft loans for working capital, particularly during economic weakness.
Banks prohibited from trading, advising on, and creating platforms for cryptocurrency.
Firm suggests fintech adoption has clear benefits, but the systemic risks from increased adoption have yet to fully emerge.
4th AMLD to prove a headache for Asian institutions which already share clients and data with EU-based subsidiaries, potentially influencing Asia-based parent institutions themselves.
Smaller banks subject to LCR of 100 percent if they are subsidiaries of larger banks and minimum liquidity ratio of 20 percent if standalone.
Possible solutions include enhancing AML/CFT controls at banks, promoting best practices at money transfer operators, improving information sharing by supervisory authorities.
New rules cover clearing and settlement, corporate governance by securities and fund management firms, and securities regulator’s powers.
Buy-side firms are finding their way to new ways of profiting from their research, and market volumes appear unaffected in the early stages of the MiFID II era.
Indonesian parliamentary commission appear unsure about Indonesian Banks’ ability to compete with foreign banks.