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Basel III rating methods unveiled
“In Malaysia, these Basel III-compliant securities would be rated a respective one or two notches below the rating of investment-grade or speculative-grade issuers, reflecting the investors' subordinated ranking in the priority of claims in the event …
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United Bank of India completes issue of BASEL-III Complaint Tier-II Bonds
United Bank of India has completed the allotment of Rs. 500cr. BASEL-III compliant unsecured Tier-II Bonds of 10 years at a coupon rate of 8.75% per annum on Private Placement basis to Life Insurance Corporation of India. The issue has been rated AA+ …
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Fitch: Borrowers Issue Callable CP to Avoid Basel III Costs
The cost of commercial paper back-up liquidity lines provided by banks is expected to increase under Basel III due to higher capital and liquidity requirements for banks. As a result, we expect borrowers to pursue alternatives to existing short-term …
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Thai retail barred from Basel bonds
Thailand plans to ban retail investors from buying Basel III-compliant subordinated bank capital, becoming the latest Asian regulator to express fears surrounding the loss-absorption features of the new products. “Under these rules, banks cannot sell …
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