Uneven Banking Risk Exposure Across Region

December 2011
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Dec2011, Vol. 22 Issue 12, p8
Country Report
The article focuses on the effects of global economic crisis on the economy of Asian countries. As mentioned, due to the economic instability in the U.S. and Europe, banking sector in countries like Australia, South Korea and Vietnam are exposed. Downside growth of real estate market in these countries and companies like Westpac Banking Corp. and Commonwealth Bank of Australia is also reported.


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