The Asian Banker

Financial institutions urged to balance capital and risk management
While lauding the aim of the BCBS to strengthen capital standards for managing market risks, bankers are cautious about an overly prescriptive approach.

Oct 31, 2012 | Esther Tan

The global financial crisis exposed a number of weaknesses and shortcomings in the current trading book regime which is characterised by undercapitalisation and inconsistencies in the treatment of capital between the trading and banking books. The Asian Banker and SunGard hosted a roundtable dialogue in Singapore with risk managers and practitioners from Bank Mandiri, DBS, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore Mercantile Exchange and UOB to discuss the proposed changes to market risks regulation under Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s (BCBS) “Fundamental…

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Categories: Markets & Exchanges, Risk & Compliance
Keywords: The Asian Banker, SunGard, Bank Mandiri, DBS, HKMA, Standard Chartered Bank, SMX, MAS, UOB BCBS, ES, VaR
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