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  1. Business - Money - REGULATION

    Mainland regulators cap end-month bank deposits to limit window-dressing

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 09:53am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Shanghai Mainland Chinese regulators have imposed measures to stop banks from collecting large amounts of deposits at the end of a month to flatter their financial position, a practice that traders have said threatens the stability of China’s financial system and markets. Deposits at banks at the end of any given month must not exceed 3 per cent of the average daily ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    Islamic banks face challenge from Basel III deposit regulations

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 04:13am by Reuters

    ... expensive for them: how regulators will treat their deposits. In most ways, Islamic banks look well-placed to cope with Basel III, which will be phased in across the globe over the next few years. ... capital standards. But their deposit bases could become a headache. Because interest payments are not allowed by sharia principles, Islamic banks obtain deposits mostly through profit-sharing ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    UK banks face challenge in hiring directors amid industry revamp

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 10:34am by Reuters

    ... and culpability will be challenging," said Omar Ali, head of British banking and capital markets for consultancy EY. Any bank with £25 billion (HK$311.7 billion) of British deposits will need to set ... Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, Santander UK and the Co-operative Bank. Another batch of lenders have deposits of almost £25 billion and potentially be above that level by 2019, including TSB, ...

  4. Business - Economy - REGULATION

    Industry plea for tax easing may boost China property market

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 11:29am by Sandy Li

    ... market, a key support for the broader economy. The People’s Bank of China and the China Banking Regulatory Commission at the end of last month announced a long-awaited credit relaxation, ... buyers, allowing them to make a deposit of 30 per cent instead of 60 per cent. Under the proposal submitted by the industry group, the tax relaxation would be aimed at the mass market, applying ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    Japanese regulators scrutinise risk to banks of future interest rate rise

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 03:56am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Authorities scrutinise risk of rate rise in Japan Japanese financial authorities are joining forces to scrutinise for the first time banks' exposure to a potential spike in interest rates, with a focus on the risks to regional lenders when the central bank eventually ends its massive easing. Japan's 105 regional lenders hold 40.8 trillion yen (HK$3.09 ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    World Bank urges Beijing to license collateral management firms

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 04:54am by CHIM SAU-WAI

    ... Chim Sau-wai sauwai.chim@scmp.com License collateral firms, World Bank urges Beijing The Ministry of Commerce should set up regulations and a licensing system for collateral management companies in wake of the Qingdao metals and other major financing frauds. In making the call, Lai Jinchang, the World Bank's principal operations officer for East Asia and Pacific finance ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    CBRC may tap shadow banking to free up funds

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 01:13am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... of credit asset securitisation to improve banks' cash flow, Wang said. CBRC also considered easing loan to deposit ratios to allow banks flexibility in increasing credit. Chinese banks ... at adapting to market changes as the current level of mainland banks' loan to deposit ratio was around 65 per cent, far below the ceiling, he said. Shadow banking could also provide a channel ...

  8. Business - Economy - REGULATION

    Australia’s RBA mulling more steps to curb housing investment lending

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 01:13pm by Reuters

    ... bank said regulators were considering new steps to rein in lending for housing investment and an initial announcement was likely by the end of the year. Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) ... Such macro-prudential measures aim to limit the build up of leverage and risk-taking in the banking system as a whole rather than at individual banks. That led Senators to invite the RBA to a committee meeting ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    Basel III more meaningful at home than globally for Chinese banks

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 04:13am by DON WEINLAND

    ... Don Weinland don.weinland@scmp.com BOC set to lead wave of share issues to boost capital amid doubts over threat to global risk Mainland lenders step up push to meet Basel rules Bank of China is set to issue its first tranche of Basel III-compliant preferred shares, the beginning of what is set to be a wave of similar issuances from mainland banks worth about 310 billion yuan ...

  10. Business - China Business - REGULATION

    Beijing to open up card clearing business

    Posted Nov 01st 2014, 05:21am by DON WEINLAND

    ... credit-card supplier told the South China Morning Post. People's Bank of China officials in September informed card supplier Goldpac Group that the regulator planned to allow foreign firms ... head. "We have confidence that this will happen," the source said, noting that Goldpac was preparing for increased card business. "When the central bank gives a date, they always ...




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