Data challenge for Asia’s disparate derivatives markets

Plugging the gaps


Regardless of the stage markets in Asia have reached in terms of development, it seems that no bank in the region looking to meet Basel requirements early can escape the long-standing problems in creating and collecting data of sufficient quality to put together successful risk modelling systems.Although the newest markets such as Vietnam’s are barely out of the blocks – the deadline for Basel II implementation is 2015, with the accord’s third iteration not yet even contempl