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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Why China cannot have a 'Lehman moment'

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 09:36am by Derek Scissors

    ... to a transaction cannot rely on another party to fulfil its contractual obligations. The Chinese banking system is dominated by the state and a handful of state-owned insurers that generate 80 per cent ... by non-financial state enterprises that tap state banks, then relend. Local government debt accumulation reflects trillions of yuan in wasted funds and may even signal a failed development model. ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Move on loan-deposit ratio in China comes with risks

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:26am by DON WEINLAND

    ... co-ordination with local government and state-owned enterprise reform, binning the ratios prematurely could be disastrous for banks without a taste for market forces. The rules, which stop banks from ... Lynch data showed. China Merchants Bank hit 77 per cent and Bank of China was at 74 per cent. The connection between top bankers and the heads of state-owned firms is still tight. If the ratios ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Alibaba teams up with mainland banks to offer loans to SMEs

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 01:33am by Sophie Yu

    ... investors. State-owned banks dominating the country's banking sector felt the pinch and quickly updated their wealth management products, lowered the entrance level of investments and enhanced ... that its online trading subsidiary Alibaba.com will team up with seven mainland banks to offer loans to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) based on their online credit. The seven banks ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Bocom in reform push for increased private ownership

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 01:05am by DON WEINLAND

    ... 26.5 per cent ownership. "Among the large state-owned banks, Bocom faces the smallest hurdle for hybrid ownership reform as it has the smallest percentage of state-owned shares among the Big Five banks and the largest percentage of foreign shares," said Leon Qi, an analyst at Daiwa Capital. "Hence, if China is to further its state-owned shares reform in the banking ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Zhang Hongli lawsuit 'will hurt Deutsche Bank's ICBC relationship'

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 03:33am by DON WEINLAND

    ... at the mainland's biggest banks is largely directed by the government and has for decades catered mainly to the financing needs of state-owned companies. Zhang's lawyer has previously told Caixin Media ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Banks face credit woes as market reform spurs defaults

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 01:14am by KANIS LI

    ... be manageable for the sector. He believes only small and medium-sized enterprises in the steel and mining sector might have trouble paying their debts. The bad loans in those sectors would continue to increase over the next two to three years, he said. The government tended to allow more market-driven corrections in the financial system but big companies such as state-owned enterprises would ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Shanghai allows city-owned firm to buy bad loans from local banks

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 02:40pm by Reuters

    ... and industries suffering from overcapacity being a key source of concern. Unlike the two provinces, Shanghai had authorised an existing state-owned firm, Shanghai State-owned Assets Operation, to buy ... State-owned Assets already owns equity in local banks, including Bank of Shanghai and Shanghai Rural Commercial Bank, and Guotai Junan Securities. The central government established four national ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Agricultural Bank, BOC to raise up to US$29b worth of preference shares

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 09:41am by Toh Han Shih, DON WEINLAND

    ... a total of up to 300 billion yuan, a portion of which would be in preferred shares. The funds would be added to the state-owned banks' tier-one capital as the mainland's biggest ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Minsheng net profit below market expectations

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by Ray Chan

    ... companies, keeping away from large state-owned enterprises that enjoy cheap funding from big banks. Government-controlled financial institutions prefer to issue loans to state-owned enterprises ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    HKMA sees little risk in bank loans to China

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 01:21am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... that of the HK$2.6 trillion in lending, half went to giant state-owned enterprises and 31 per cent to the mainland arms of large international firms with mainland operations. Only 19 per cent was to the mainland's private enterprises, the borrowers most exposed to a downturn in the economy. Yuen also clarified that HK$970 billion of the loans were from the Hong Kong branches of big international ...




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