Bubble Trouble For Regional Banking Sector

December 2009
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Dec2009, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p8
Country Report
The article reports that the asset price re-inflation is the unwanted side effect of the Asia-wide easy monetary and fiscal policy. It states that the reactionary measures is being questioned to be successful in helping Asia's policy maker to rein un the burgeoning real estate bubbles, due to the absence of aggressive monetary tightening. It emphasizes that the continued bubble-like behaviour in property prices and mortgage loan growth can pose risks to banking sector stability.


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