LCR drives expanding Asian liquidity swap market


The increasing need by banks for liquid assets to meet the requirements of Basel III is driving a burgeoning liquidity swap market in Asia, according to two insurers from the region.

The liquidity coverage ratio (LCR) is due to be implemented in 2015 according to the timetable outlined by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and will require banks to hold an increasing amount of liquid assets.

According to insurers speaking at the Asia Risk Congress 2012 in Hong Kong on November 1, the

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Central Banking? View our subscription options

Register for Central Banking

All fields are mandatory unless otherwise highlighted

This address will be used to create your account

Most read articles loading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account