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South China Sea: APAC Geopolitical Risks Rise But Not a Ratings Driver Yet

Newsroom24x7 Desk Singapore/Hong Kong: Maritime disputes in the South China Sea underscore the growing importance of geopolitics in shaping the international policy agenda of countries in the Asia Pacific. Fitch Ratings believes shifts in the regional and global balance of power mean geopolitical risks will remain prevalent in the long term. These risks have the potential

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Sovereign support to recede for APAC Developed Market Banks

Newsroom24x7 Staff Hong Kong/Singapore: Fitch Ratings says it expects government support for major systemic banks in APAC’s developed markets to wane. That is in line with a broader global trend as authorities seek to implement credible resolution regimes that would let creditors participate in losses should the banks fail. Fitch has revised downward the Hong Kong Banks’

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