2013 Asia-Pacific Bank Outlook


12th Consecutive Year - Winner of the FinanceAsia Award - Rating Agency Category

* FinanceAsia Fixed Income Polls 2001 - 2012



Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services is pleased to present “Asia-Pacific Banking Outlook 2013”. This publication includes individual outlook commentaries on 14 Asia-Pacific banking systems, offering insights and detailed analysis into some of the key issues affecting the performance and creditworthiness of the region’s banks.

As our lead overview article “Asia-Pacific Banking Outlook 2013: Shakier Asset Quality Remains A Key Risk” explains, despite an improving economy, the challenges facing Asia-Pacific banks aren’t diminishing. Banks across the region are grappling with a combination of risks, including: strains on asset quality and loan margins, volatile property prices, low interest rates, moderating earnings, and regulatory reforms.

We trust that you find this publication useful, which showcases the analytical talent of Standard & Poor’s dedicated team of senior banking analysts across the Asia-Pacific region. As always, we welcome your comments and feedback on our research and insights.

Ritesh Maheshwari
Managing Director and Lead Analytical Manager of
Financial Institutions Ratings, Asia-Pacific

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