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Banking Risk

Assess credit risk in emerging market banking sectors with detailed analysis, risk ratings, data and expertise

This service offers expert banking risk assessments, daily updates, and an extensive dataset that allow you to track financial stability in emerging markets and conduct detailed and timely analysis of banking sector risks across the globe.

Our Banking Risk service includes detailed country reports, daily intelligence, transparent risk ratings, and a financial data service—integrated and updated simultaneously. With unmatched coverage, direct analyst access, and flexible workflow tools, these resources let you:

  • Analyze structural risks in individual banking sectors and compare the size and soundness of banking sectors across the globe
  • Benchmark unfamiliar developing markets against advanced economy banking sectors
  • Keep pace with financial, regulatory, ownership and governance issues
  • Profile systemically important individual banks
  • Quickly compare banking risk assessments across your portfolio
  • Keep pace with financial, regulatory, ownership and governance issues
  • Stay on top of daily developments and emerging crises
  • Assess the credit of banks outside agency rating purview

Whats Included

Risk Ratings

Proprietary and fully-transparent risk rating system projects near-to-medium term risks of systemic banking crises in 48 of the world's most intriguing and hard-to-monitor emerging markets. Our top-down approach to analyzing structural risks in developing market banking sectors identifies vulnerabilities that would otherwise be missed by relying on individual bank ratings alone.

Analysis

Evaluate the strengths and vulnerabilities of developing market banking sectors with consistent, detailed, and forward-looking analysis. Our reports help you:

  • Gain insight into credit risk, asset quality, capital adequacy, profitability and liquidity
  • Understand sources of vulnerability and strength within individual banking sectors
  • Assess the impact of prudential regulations and regulatory regimes
  • Set internal country limits with easy to compare numerical risk scores
  • Profile systemically important individual banks

Daily Intelligence

Daily headline analysis stories help you stay on top of emerging risks and key events including key economic, banking, financial, political and regulatory developments

Special Reports

In-depth white papers analyzing developing trends and risks our analysts are following in key countries. Special Reports are often authored by a team of analysts allowing us to examine in detail the intersection between risks in the financial sector, real economy, and political landscape. A monthly report containing the most important events and risks to monitor by region makes it easy to review the most important banking sector developments across the globe.

Banking Risk Reports

Detailed quarterly reports for 48 countries provide forward looking analysis of the financial risk position of each country including:

  • Credit risks
  • Asset quality
  • Capital buffers
  • Profitability
  • Direct foreign exchange risk
  • Liquidity risk position
  • External support potential
  • Profiles of the top five banks
  • Regulatory environment
  • Structural overview
Historical and Forecast Data

Our banking dataset includes detailed, high quality, monthly updated sector data for 100 countries as well as balance sheet data for more than 260 of the largest individual banks in key emerging markets.

Comprehensive historical data from central banks, supervisory bodies and international institutions (IMF, BIS, World Bank, EBRD) including banking sector balance sheets and income statements, aggregate bank credit by sector, financial soundness indicators, and non-bank monetary financial sector indicators. Data set includes:

  • Monthly updated data sourced directly from central banks, banking sector regulators and international organizations.
  • Historical balance sheet, income statement, financial soundness indicators, and financial sector structure data is provided for 100 countries.
  • Five-year forecasts for up to 80 key indicators per country.
  • Historical balance sheet and financial soundness indicators are available for more than 260 of the largest individual banks in developing markets.
  • Historical data is available from 2000 on an annual frequency and 2008 on a quarterly frequency.

Five-year annual forecasts are available for 100 countries with up to 80 indicators per country. Forecasts are updated quarterly. Forecasts include:

  • Balance sheet indicators
  • Income statement data
  • Lending breakdown by sector and borrower
  • Monetary financial sector structure
Country Coverage
AsiaWestern EuropeEmerging Europe/CIS
  • Australia
  • Bangladesh
  • Cambodia
  • China*
  • Hong Kong
  • India*
  • Indonesia*
  • Japan
  • Malaysia*
  • Mongolia
  • New Zealand
  • Pakistan*
  • Philippines*
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Sri Lanka
  • Taiwan*
  • Thailand*
  • Vietnam*
  • Austria
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan*
  • Bulgaria*
  • Croatia*
  • Czech Republic*
  • Georgia
  • Hungary*
  • Kazakhstan*
  • Poland*
  • Romania*
  • Russia*
  • Serbia*
  • Slovakia*
  • Slovenia
  • Turkey*
  • Ukraine*
AmericasMiddle East North AfricaSub-Saharan Africa
  • Argentina*
  • Brazil*
  • Canada
  • Chile*
  • Colombia*
  • Costa Rica*
  • Ecuador*
  • Mexico*
  • Nicaragua
  • Paraguay
  • Peru*
  • United States
  • Uruguay*
  • Venezuela*
  • Bahrain
  • Egypt*
  • Iran
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Kuwait*
  • Morocco*
  • Oman
  • Qatar*
  • Saudi Arabia*
  • Tunisia*
  • UAE*
  • Angola*
  • Benin
  • Botswana
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cote d'Ivoire
  • Ghana*
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Kenya*
  • Mali
  • Mauritius
  • Mozambique*
  • Namibia
  • Niger
  • Nigeria*
  • Senegal
  • South Africa*
  • Tanzania*
  • Togo
  • Uganda*
  • Zambia*

Note: Countries with * have full reports and risk ratings

Delivery platforms

Connect

Maximize your subscription content with Connect – our state-of-the-art business intelligence platform

  • Interactive global heat map for quick country rating comparisons
  • Cross country comparison charts for key banking sector indicators
  • Key regional and banking risk issues to watch
  • Top five individual banks versus sector comparison table for key indicators
  • Data Browser allows you to search, review, save and manipulate aggregate balance sheet and key banking sector data.

REST API

Our API delivers data continuously and reliably directly into your workflow.

  • Representational State Transfer Application Programming (REST) API makes data available via URL addresses (or ‘endpoints’)
  • Provides a foundation on which to build databases, charts, websites, visualizations and CSV files, plus facilities to query and lookup specific data
  • Offers the simplest approach to application integration:
    • Access to the API is instantaneous
    • Provides an interactive web environment for developers to explore API features and review technical documentation
    • Developers can test the API calls interactively in a browser
  • 24/7 monitoring and support is provided
  • Scales horizontally for both datasets and clients, ensuring it can meet present and future demand
  • Built for consistent speed, with carefully selected technologies to ensure the best possible performance

IDDS

IDDS offers tailored data feeds featuring continuous updating and seamless delivery.

  • Internet Data Delivery System (IDDS) delivers fixed data updates in CSV or XML format to the IHS Markit web servers in real time
  • Metadata includes economic concept, geography, source and frequency
  • Updates pull in data changes only, optimizing load speed
  • Data updates can be scheduled
Member Privileges

Analyst Access
On-demand access to our team of banking experts

Country Risk Webcasts
Webcasts on key events and trends, with Q&A delivered by leading experts

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