What’s next for Asia’s bank capital market?

Chinese banks will continue to dominate supply of AT1 and tier two bonds over the coming years. But TLAC rules could have surprising ramifications.

What’s next for Asia’s bank capital market?

After years of Chinese banks dominating the Asian supply of alternative tier one bonds, banks from countries across the region finally got in on the act in 2016. 

DBS Bank raised $750 million in August, smashing the record for the lowest-coupon in the AT1 format by offering the first and so far only such deal from Singapore. State Bank of India opened the offshore AT1 market for Indian borrowers...

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