BIS research highlights changes in Asian loans market


The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) published on April 10 an analysis of the impact of changes in loan-loss provisioning following the Asian financial crisis.

Authors Frank Packer and Haibin Zhu studied 240 banks across 12 Asian economies, and concluded that counter-cyclical loan-loss provisioning has been the dominant feature of the sector in Asia, and particularly in India.

They found that loan-loss provisioning did not simply become much more conservative in the wake of the Asian

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