Standard Bank Taps S&P CapIQ for Default Data

Johannesburg-based Standard Bank is to roll out default recovery data and loss-given-default model from S&P Capital IQ’s Risk Solutions business to the bank’s South African operations, including access to the vendor’s LossStats database and LGD modeling framework, which enables users to estimate loss-given default across debt backed by various collateral types.

Officials say the data will allow the bank to refine its risk management for emerging market and African portfolios where limited data i

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