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Risky road ahead for South Korean banks
Weakening ROAs, risky NPLs, and funding exposures may prove to be stumbling blocks in the banks’ quest to seek compliance with Basel III.

Dec 04, 2012 | Baron Laudermilk

The South Korean banking industry seems to have emerged from the recent global financial crisis relatively unscathed. Despite this, a more robust risk management infrastructure is being implemented in banks across the country, as South Korean banks are still facing challenges in maintaining healthy return on assets (ROA) figures and controlling its exposure to international funds and debt. However, the banks are still expecting to be Basel III-compliant on time.South Korean banks have increased their ROA or kept it at the same level since last year. For example, Woori Financial Group,…

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Categories: Basel III, Credit Risk, Operational Risk & Security, Risk and Regulation, South Korea, Technology & Operations
Keywords: Basel III, Shinhan Financial Group, Woori Financial Group, Hana Financial Group, Misys, HP, SAS, KB Financial Group, IBK, KEB
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