Issuance of Basel III-compliant bonds in India likely to be followed in Australia and Malaysia but investors are cautious of potential dangers
Banks in the region may struggle to find the capital to support balance sheet expansion if economic growth continues
New rules aim to promote the market but banks still prefer the WMP route
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