High-growth markets face bank capital setback

Banks from emerging economies are likely to experience hurdles when it comes to raising bank capital internationally, S&P says, but syndicate bankers think otherwise.

High-growth markets face bank capital setback

While most rated Asia-Pacific banks will be able to meet Basel III capital requirements within the stipulated time frames without reducing assets, there are some that will struggle.

According to Standard Poor’s, banks operating in high-growth systems such as China and India will likely face challenges in replenishing capital.

Domestically, the depth and size of these countries’ investor base are lagging behind those in developed systems and internationally, they have a limited...

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