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This Asia Focus explores the drivers behind shadow banking system’s growth in China, reviews the changing pattern of shadow banking activities, analyzes associated risks in the context of China’s growing capital markets, and discusses future regulatory challenges.
First Glance 12L
The 3Q16 issue of First Glance 12L shows the District’s jobs and bank loan portfolios continued to expand, albeit at a slightly slower pace. Credit conditions remained good and bank profitability improved. Banks face opportunities and challenges because of appreciating real estate values and uncertainties regarding interest rates and trade policy.
It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the passing of our friend and colleague, Teresa Curran. Teresa passed away yesterday after a heroic battle against a long illness.
Real Estate Lending Risks Monitor
This RE Lending Risks Monitor discusses key trends in commercial real estate markets and related lending issues, geared towards lenders within the 12th Federal Reserve District (nine western states).
This issue of Supervisory Spotlight highlights the importance of preparation to help ensure world-class performance. Whether it’s the next economic cycle, the ever-present threat of a cyberattack, or an unexpected liquidity need, bankers who are prepared to respond to multiple eventualities are the ones who can prevail over adversity.
Even the best financial regulation can be undone by faulty or inaccurate financial reporting. Accounting regulatory regimes, which include auditor oversight, are critical in ensuring that the plumbing of the financial system works and ultimately the stability of the economy.