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Measures to reduce Indian currency volatility may prove a short-term boost to domestic OTC markets
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
The computational requirements of Solvency II are driving the need for more computing power and data storage accessible on a scalable basis. Early adopters are leveraging cloud computing for their Solvency II implementation. Others are taking a more cautious approach, waiting for the industry to address key concerns such as security before they to embrace computing.
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China central bank "blind" to potential capital market reaction in its attempts to clamp down on the shadow banking sector
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.