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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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Masking of counterparty name extended to June 30, 2014
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MAS proposal on financial benchmark setting aims to hold banks more accountable by imposing criminal and civil punishment
Barriers include a lack of finalised rules and technology for scalable operations
The stalled coking coal swaps market may benefit from increasing spot coking coal trade, with more players reportedly belatedly switching over to shorter-term pricing contracts
China central bank "blind" to potential capital market reaction in its attempts to clamp down on the shadow banking sector
Current regulatory approach makes further financial crises as "certain as the amen in the church"
Despite sharp falls in the value of the rupee and large dollar-denominated loan exposures, Indian corporates are not feeling the effect on their balance sheets
Low yields and lack of liquidity are keeping international investors away from the Taiwanese baodao market
Questions over the ability to report OTC derivatives transactions to trade repositories mean some US dealers have stopped trading with each other
Asian CCPs under pressure from EU third-country equivalence/recognition deadline squeeze
Nick Smith appointed as replacement
Many financial institutions in Asia would not be in a position to comply with Dodd-Frank cross-border applications should the CFTC’s exemptive order expire on schedule on July 12
Inconsistent rules are damaging financial intermediation, says senior Japanese banker
Responses to Iosco's Principles for Financial Benchmarks reveal concerns that many markets will not be able to support transactions-based rates; RBA questions 'lexicographic hierarchy'
Returns for hedging via long-term cross-currency swaps are attractive, but few are able to do so because of the lack of credit support annexes in place
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