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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - ANALYSIS

    Was Barclays the problem, or its business model?

    Posted May 10th 2014, 01:20am by Reuters

    ... a global bank, of using a huge deposit base as a tool to compete in capital-intensive areas of investment banking, can feel like a long-running and elaborate joke at the expense of shareholders, ... James Saft Long-time goal to be a global universal bank ultimately failed because of inadequate profits Was Barclays the problem, or its business model? When the world applauds your ...

  2. Business - China Business - ANALYSIS

    Monopoly factor a key driver of mainland China internet stocks' surge

    Posted May 12th 2014, 02:58am by Cathy Holcombe

    ... years following their 2006 listings, ICBC and Bank of China reported average annual earnings per share growth of 28 per cent and 24 per cent respectively. With limited competition for deposits ... for deposits even as savings rates are now more flexible. More financial reforms are on the way as China tries to increase its capital efficiency. This has brought Chinese bank valuations to historic ...

  3. Business - Economy - ANALYSIS

    Asset bubbles risk deflating global economic recovery, warn analysts

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:26am by AFP

    ... market crash. The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) warned at the end of last month that financial markets were running ahead of economic reality, and called for governments to stop new debt-driven overspending. The BIS, the so-called central bank of central banks, called for policies that "lean more deliberately and persistently against financial booms and ease less ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - ANALYSIS

    Euro fears choke cross-border bank lending

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 02:54pm by Reuters

    ... with ratings agency Fitch. “Interbank deposits have been reduced. Confidence in banks across the euro zone has been reduced. If banks continue to struggle, then they can’t extend credit to the real ... Central Bank countered that the trend was due to a general shift towards secured lending and funding via retail deposits. Banks were deleveraging, which increases the importance of stable retail ...

  5. Business - Economy - ANALYSIS

    Speedy reforms key for China's economy

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 01:22am by Victoria Ruan

    ... measures focusing on increasing spending in infrastructure [especially railways] and social housing," Bank of America Merrill Lynch economists said in a research note. Railway fixed-asset ...

  6. Business - China Business - ANALYSIS

    Ma looks to work his magic on China's dairy industry

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 01:51am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... successful foray into online financial services to compete against traditional banks. Large domestic dairy producers such as Yili, China Mengniu Dairy and Shanghai-based Bright Dairy & Food ...

  7. Business - Economy - ANALYSIS

    Now is the time to worry about inflation not deflation

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 01:04am by RICHARD HARRIS

    ... Zimbabwe Dollar notes to prove it. Naturally, printing money is not something major central banks would consider today; creating US$3 trillion of liquidity through US Federal Reserve bond purchases ...

  8. Business - Companies - ANALYSIS

    China mobile payments market to expand as Tencent-Alibaba rivalry heats up

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 05:59am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... the mainland's banking industry remains behind those of more developed economies, the country is witnessing a rapid expansion in its online and mobile payment market as competition intensifies ... in the third quarter of last year. Merchants are required to pay upfront a 20,000-yuan security deposit. Tencent will charge a 0.6 per cent commission per transaction. Tencent declined to say how many ...

  9. Business - Companies - ANALYSIS

    Singapore flexes muscles in bid to acquire assets with China footprint

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:45am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... Benjamin Robertson benjamin.robertson@scmp.com Family-run banks succumb to tough market as Singapore firms look north for acquisitions Singapore keen on assets with China footprint The sale of Wing Hang Bank to Singapore's Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp for HK$38.4 billion is almost the final chapter for Hong Kong's family-run banking dynasties. A limited branch ...

  10. Business - China Business - ANALYSIS

    Tencent primed for more M&A deals after big bond issue

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 12:59am by Bien Perez and Sophie Yu

    ... would be sold to "qualified institutional buyers", with Deutsche Bank as arranger. The net proceeds would be used for "general corporate purposes" and be drawn down ... and the international expansion of messaging platform WeChat. The China Banking Regulatory Commission has approved Tencent's application to operate a private bank, a Shanghai Securities News report said ...




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