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    Inside ASEAN

    April 15, 2020 WebPage

    Global Economic Forecast Update

    April 01, 2020 WebPage
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    Idiosyncratic Shocks and Multifamily Housing: COVID-19 and What We Can Learn from Earthquakes, Hurricanes, and Terrorism

    This study examines case studies from past idiosyncratic shocks for guidance on how both supply- and demand-side factors may change in response to coronavirus and social distancing.

    March 2020 Pdf Dr. Victor Calanog
    Article

    COVID-19: Global Economic Tsunami

    The onus is now on governments to quickly provide substantial financial support to hard-pressed households and businesses. How much economic damage COVID-19 ultimately does will depend on the trajectory of the virus—and how governments respond.

    March 2020 Pdf Mark Zandi
    News

    APRA Delays Implementation of New Data Collection Solution

    APRA has temporarily suspended the program to replace the Direct to APRA (D2A) data collection tool with APRA Connect, in light of the challenges posed by COVID-19.

    March 24, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
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    APRA Announces Policy Measures in Response to Impact of COVID-19

    APRA has suspended the majority of planned policy and supervision initiatives in response to the COVID-19 disruption.

    March 23, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
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    APRA to Extend Parallel Reporting Period Under ARS 331 and RRS 331

    APRA, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), and the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released a letter to all authorized deposit-taking institutions and registered financial corporations.

    March 20, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
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    COVID-19: Global Recession

    COVID-19 has created a global economic tsunami that is now hitting the United States and Europe with full force.

    March 2020 WebPage Mark Zandi, Ryan Sweet, Cristian deRitis, Steven Cochrane, Adam Kamins, Petr Zemcik
    Whitepaper

    How Bad Can It Get? COVID-19 and The Outlook for CRE

    In this analysis, Dr. Victor Calanog of Moody's Analytics offers insight into how a protracted economic slump might translate to multifamily and commercial real estate fundamentals.

    March 2020 Pdf Dr. Victor Calanog
    News

    APRA Adjusts Capital Expectations for Banks Due to COVID 19

    APRA announced temporary changes to its expectations regarding bank capital ratios, to ensure banks are well-positioned to continue to provide credit to the economy in the current challenging environment.

    March 19, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
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    BCBS on NSFR and Large Exposure Rules in HK, Indonesia, and Singapore

    BCBS published reports assessing the implementation of net stable funding ratio (NSFR) standard and the large exposures framework in Hong Kong SAR, Indonesia, and Singapore.

    March 19, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
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    RBNZ Announces COVID-19 Relief Measures for Financial Institutions

    In the context of the disruption caused by COVID-19, RBNZ has announced regulatory relief measures to support the provision of credit and market functioning.

    March 18, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
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    HKMA Reduces Countercyclical Capital Buffer for Banks to 1%

    HKMA announced that the countercyclical capital buffer (CCyB) for Hong Kong is being reduced from 2.0% to 1.0%, with immediate effect.

    March 16, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    Article

    Tip of the Iceberg: The Global Ramifications of a China Debt Crisis

    Highly Commended for Best Emerging Markets Paper in the 2019 Savvy Investor Awards, this paper considers the consequences of a China debt crisis for the Chinese and global economies, with a special focus on Southeast Asia and emerging markets.

    March 2020 Pdf Steven Cochrane, Jesse Rogers
    Article

    Panic, Volatility, and CRE Finance & Transaction Markets

    Volatility has risen significantly in financial markets, driven by COVID-19. How might this affect US multifamily and commercial real estate (CRE) transaction markets? What are the mechanisms through which panic and a flight to safety will hurt some markets but benefit some players?

    News

    APRA Revises Implementation Approach and Timeline for APRA Connect

    APRA has released a revised implementation approach and timeline for its new data collection solution, known as APRA Connect, which will replace Direct to APRA (D2A).

    March 12, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
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    OJK Requests Responses on Publication of Commercial Bank Reports

    OJK is requesting responses to circular related to transparency and publication of conventional commercial bank reports.

    March 11, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
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    MAS Amends Legislation Due to Revised Capital Rules for Insurers

    MAS has made amendments to the relevant legislation to include references to MAS Notice 133 on valuation and capital framework for insurers and to update references as a result of amendments to the Insurance (Valuation and Capital) Regulations 2004, where applicable, as communicated in the circulars dated February 28, 2020.

    March 09, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    HKMA Issues Risk Management Practices for Algorithmic Trading by Banks

    HKMA published sound practices on the management of risks associated with algorithmic trading by the authorized institutions.

    March 06, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    Article

    Coronavirus: COVID-19 Pandemic Scenario Narrative: Known Unknowns

    The coronavirus is an existential threat to the record-long global economic expansion. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it is likely that COVID-19 will become a global pandemic. If the CDC's warning comes to pass, then recession will be difficult to avoid.

    March 2020 Pdf Mark Zandi
    News

    MAS Response to Parliamentary Question on Green Bond Grant Scheme

    MAS published the reply of Tharman Shanmugaratnam of MAS, to the Parliamentary question on plans to expand the Green Bond Grant Scheme, with stricter regulations to ensure the adherence to the definition of eligible expenses.

    March 05, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    IMF Publishes Reports on 2019 Article IV Consultation with Australia

    IMF published staff report and selected issues report under the 2019 Article IV consultation with Australia.

    March 05, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    Webinar-on-Demand

    Assessing the Economic Impact of the COVID-19 Virus Under Alternative Scenarios

    The COVID-19 virus continues to spread and the economic damage is mounting.

    News

    BNM Consults on Regulatory Framework for Digital Banks

    BNM issued an updated exposure draft on the licensing framework for digital banks.

    March 03, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    MAS Amends Risk-Based Capital Framework Requirements for Insurers

    MAS published a circular that informs all licensed insurers about the issuance of the Insurance (Valuation and Capital) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 and of the new MAS Notice 133 on Valuation and Capital Framework for insurers in Singapore.

    February 28, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
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    APRA Publishes the First Edition of APRA Insight for 2020

    APRA published the first edition of APRA Insight for 2020.

    February 28, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    IMF Publishes Reports on 2020 Article IV Consultation with Malaysia

    IMF published staff report and selected issues report under the 2020 Article IV consultation with Malaysia.

    February 28, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
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    IA of Hong Kong Announces Exemption for Insurers Due to COVID-19

    IA of Hong Kong has announced that entities can request an exemption from submission of certain required documents under the Insurance Ordinance, keeping in mind the disruption resulting from COVID-19.

    February 28, 2020 WebPage Regulatory News
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