Moody's: Basel II fuelling growth in collateralised debt

Basel II was a “key driver” behind over €100 billion of collateralised debt issuance in Europe, the Middle East and Africa during 2006, according to rating agency Moody’s. Collateralised debt issuance in the region increased by 78% from 2005.

Khalid Howladar, Moody’s vice president, said Basel II had encouraged banks to securitise assets even where not required by the regulations, as they were forced to gather the necessary data anyway. Around 50% of collateralised debt issuance in the region

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