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Moody's Analytics Webinar: Topics@CreditEdge Navigating Choppy Markets - Focus on Asia

Since the Asia crisis, most countries in Asia have displayed a longer term secular trend of falling default risk.

February 2019 WebPage Dr. Samuel W. Malone, Yukyung Choi

HKMA Publishes FAQs on Local Implementation of IRRBB Framework

HKMA published the frequently asked questions (FAQs) related to the local implementation of the interest rate risk in the banking book (IRRBB).

February 08, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News

Trump Trade War: An Uneasy Truce

Using the Moody's Analytics model of the global economy, we consider the fallout if current negotiations break down and trade tensions between the two economic giants reignite.

February 2019 Pdf Mark Zandi

APRA Licenses New Authorized Deposit Taking Institution in Australia

APRA announced that it has authorized Lutheran Laypeople's League of Australia as an authorized deposit-taking institution under the Banking Act 1959.

February 01, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News

MAS Publishes Notice and Guidance on Recovery and Resolution Planning

MAS published Notice 654 and guidelines to Notice 654 on the requirements that a notified bank has to comply with in its recovery and resolution planning. The guidelines further elaborate on the requirements in the Notice and should be read in conjunction with Notice 654.

January 30, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News

APRA Papers Examine Measures on CCyB and Mortgage Lending Standards

APRA published information papers on the indicators that contributed to the countercyclical capital buffer (CCyB) decision and on the review of the prudential measures for residential mortgage lending risks.

January 29, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News

RBNZ Consults on Review of Capital Adequacy Framework for Banks

RBNZ had published, on December 14, 2018, a proposal to raise the amount of capital that banks must hold. It is now publishing an updated version (Capital Review Paper 4) that proposes changes to regulatory capital requirements for locally incorporated banks.

January 25, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News

IMF Publishes Reports on 2018 Article IV Consultation with Hong Kong

IMF published its staff report and selected issues report under the 2018 Article IV consultation with the People's Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR).

January 24, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News

APRA Grants Authorized Deposit-Taking Institution License to Volt Bank

APRA granted volt bank Limited a licence to operate as an authorized deposit-taking institution (ADI) without restrictions under the Banking Act 1959.

January 22, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News

MAS Amends Notices 610 and 1003 on Submission of Returns

MAS amended Notice 610 and Notice 1003 regarding the Submission of Statistics and Returns.

January 18, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News

MAS Publishes Its Approach to Macro-Prudential Policy

MAS published its approach to the macro-prudential policy in Singapore.

January 18, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News

MAS Guidelines on Risk Mitigation Requirements for OTC Derivatives

MAS published guidelines on risk mitigation requirements for non-centrally cleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives contracts.

January 17, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News

HKMA Urges Local Banks to Start Working on FRTB Implementation

HKMA announced that it plans to issue a consultation paper on the new market risk standard in the second quarter of 2019.

January 17, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News

APRA Authorizes New General Insurer and Non-Operating Holding Company

APRA authorized Arch LMI Pty Ltd to conduct insurance business as a lenders mortgage insurer.

January 17, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News

Some Rising Pressure Points in Global Debt

Global leverage has been rising as a share of GDP over the past decade. This is a growing concern, as questions around sustainability loom large in some pockets. Also, although global financial conditions remain largely accommodative, debt servicing costs will continue rising over the next year after an extended period of low borrowing costs, putting pressure on balance sheets.

January 2019 Pdf Steven Cochrane, Katrina Ell

HKMA Publishes Banking Securitization Code Under Banking Ordinance

HKMA issued a circular to all locally incorporated authorized institutions informing that the Banking (Securitization) Code (Code) has been published in the Gazette on January 11, 2019.

January 11, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News

APRA Welcomes Productivity Commission Report on Superannuation System

APRA welcomed the Productivity Commission's final report on superannuation as an important step toward delivering better outcomes for members. The report assesses the efficiency and competitiveness of superannuation system in Australia and whether better ways to allocate defaults are needed.

January 10, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News

RBI Circular Amends Transitional Arrangements for CCB Under Basel III

RBI issued a circular that amends the transitional arrangements for capital conservation buffer (CCB) under the Basel III capital regulations.

January 10, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News

Japan Outlook: Brave Face Fronting Oncoming Challenges

Moody's Analytics outlook for Japan suggests GDP will grow near its potential pace, which hovers from 0.5% to 1%.

January 2019 Pdf Steven Cochrane, Faraz Syed

Vietnam Outlook: Resiliency Amid Emerging Market Uncertainty

Vietnam's expansion has charged ahead despite the recent financial and trade turmoil inflicting pain across Southeast Asia's emerging markets Moody's Analytics estimates output growth at 6.7% in 2018.

January 2019 Pdf Steven Cochrane

China's Provincial Economies: Growing Together or Pulling Apart?

In this paper, we examine regional patterns of economic growth across China's 31 province-level administrative divisions, comparing changes in industrial structure, productivity growth and demographics.

January 2019 Pdf Steven Cochrane

MAS Amends Regulation on Reporting of Derivatives Contracts

MAS amended the regulation on reporting of derivatives contracts and updated the associated frequently asked questions (FAQs).

January 02, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News

CBIRC Guidance on Regulating Non-Licensed Entities in Banking

CBIRC published guiding opinions on regulating non-licensed organizations in banking financial institutions.

December 29, 2018 WebPage Regulatory News

RBI Circular on FALLCR Against Credit Disbursed to NBFCs and HFCs

RBI issued a circular that extends, to March 31, 2019, the Facility to Avail Liquidity for Liquidity Coverage Ratio (FALLCR) against credit disbursed to non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) and Housing Finance Companies (HFCs).

December 28, 2018 WebPage Regulatory News
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