Why China faces more TLAC challenges than Japan

                        Huge issuance requirements combined with a small international investor base pose unique challenges for China’s big four banks as they gear up to raise billions of dollars of capital.

                        Why China faces more TLAC challenges than Japan

                        China’s forthcoming implementation of Total Loss Absorbing Capacity TLAC rules is shaping up to be one of the biggest developments the international bond markets will witness this decade and for the central government, potentially one of its greatest going global’ tests.

                        At issue is how the country’s big four banks will be able to raise all the capital they need, given that China’s domestic bond market remains too shallow to absorb it all. The quartet...

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