Asia's banks face $1 trillion Basel III capital shortfall, says DBS chief

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Piyush Gupta

A combination of strong economic growth and the requirements of Basel III could leave Asian banks facing a $1 trillion capital shortfall within five years, according to Piyush Gupta, chief executive of Singapore-based lender DBS.

According an economic outlook report published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in April, economic growth among Asean countries is expected to average 5.5% for the next five years, while there are also positive expectations for most other

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