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Simplicity, risk sensitivity and comparability: The regulatory balancing act
Date: Feb 27, 2013Wayne Byres, secretary general of BCBS, feels that banks today cannot operate anywhere near as effectively without models for pricing and risk management.
Author: Wayne Byres
Categories: Basel III, Regulation, Risk and Regulation
Keywords: BCBS, Wayne Byers, Capital Adequacy, Basel II, Basel I, LVR
CBRC delays capital regulations, but reform still necessary
Date: Jan 12, 2012Rules to impose higher CAR requirements for Chinese banks have been delayed to support growth, but regulatory reform remains unavoidable as the country seeks balance between growth and sustainability.
Author: Wong Wei Han
Categories: Basel III, Capital & Strategic Issues, China, Risk and Regulation
Keywords: China Banking Regulatory Commission, Capital Adequacy Ratio, People's Bank of China, Reserve Requirement Ratio
Low dividend yields in 2010 the result of greater confidence in reinvestment
Date: Sep 06, 2011Asian Banker Dividend Yield Ranking 100 finds that higher dividends paid out either by developed markets that lack reinvestment opportunities, or in markets that need to compensate for high risk.
Categories: Australia, China, Consumer Credit, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
Keywords: Dividend Per Share, Dividend Yield, Operational Spending, Reserve Requirement, Capital Adequacy Ratio, GDP Growth
Why the BCBS can’t say much about Asian lenders
Date: Dec 20, 2010The Basel Committee’s study of the potential impact on banks, as the new global rules on capital adequacy and liquidity take effect, is more about western banks’ future rather than Asian ones.
Author: Arush Chopra
Categories: Basel III, Industry Developments, Regulation, Risk and Regulation
Keywords: BCBS, Bank Capital Adequacy, Liquidity, ROE, CET1