SGX risk chief urges Asia lobbying push on FRTB

Asian markets could be stifled by “irrelevant” global standards, warns Koh

Agnes Koh SGX
Emerging markets will be penalised by FRTB, argues Agnes Koh of SGX

Asian banks and market participants are set to lose out when new market risk capital rules take effect in 2019, the chief risk officer of SGX has warned.

Delivering the keynote address at the Asia Risk Congress in Singapore today (October 6), Agnes Koh claimed Asian banks would have to hold around 50% more capital than their global rivals, and called for the industry to lobby for change.

"There is a risk that imposing global standards that may be irrelevant in a domestic context could stifle

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