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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Lenders boost deposit rates to attract funds

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by KANIS LI, Jeanny Yu

    ... Kanis Li and Jeanny Yu Lenders boost deposit rates to attract funds Tight liquidity on the mainland and in Hong Kong has led to banks raising interest rates for deposits to attract funds. ... months. Wing Lung Bank raised its rate to 1.23 per cent from 0.75 per cent for two-month fixed deposits of HK$500,000 and above. A spokeswoman at the lender said the offer would end on Friday. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1268918/lenders-boost-deposit-rates-attract-funds
  2. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Yuan deposits set to outpace Hong Kong dollar, HSBC says

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 05:45am by KANIS LI

    ... part of Hong Kong dollar deposits and result in tightening liquidity as the yuan is still not a fully convertible currency, she said. "More banks will have to strengthen their stable ... in the future." In 2011, Hong Kong banks were less able to lend out money, usually in Hong Kong dollars and US dollars, because only yuan deposits were growing in the system. Banks had to pay higher ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1371325/yuan-deposits-set-outpace-hong-kong-dollar-hsbc-says
  3. Land-banking paying more than deposits

    Posted Jan 04th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Oliver

    ... 'A lot of people invest with us because of the potential return,' she says. 'Bank deposits are giving 0.1 per cent yearly, while land banking means potentially much higher ... new real-estate scheme in the midst of the flat Canadian prairie. Unit sales in projects marketed by the Canadian land-banking giant Walton International Group have nearly doubled in the past ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/439919/land-banking-paying-more-deposits
  4. Depositors pay the price as lenders show little interest

    Posted Dec 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they see these days. There are now so many options to bank deposits, some with more or less the same risk levels, that the problem is picking the one with the best returns. We have talked about ... I propose we turn to our business community for a change, given that Hong Kong banks this week yet again showed us a perfect example of how to say no to America. Mindful of the $16 billion aggregate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/482613/depositors-pay-price-lenders-show-little-interest
  5. Business - Banking & Finance

    ECB keeps interest rates at record-low as Ukraine casts cloud over Europe

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 04:28am by Reuters

    ... unchanged at a record low of 0.15 per cent, as expected. It also kept the rate on bank overnight deposits at minus 0.1 per cent, which means banks pay to park funds at the central bank, and held its ... Reuters in Frankfurt and London As conflict in Ukraine threatens to hit, central bank leaves borrowing costs unchanged ECB keeps key interest rate at record low The European Central Bank ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1568632/ecb-keeps-interest-rates-record-low-ukraine-casts-cloud
  6. Bank deposit guarantee rises to HK$500,000

    Posted Apr 10th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Bank deposit protection will be raised to HK$500,000 per person per bank by January next year- although any worsening in the economy later in the year could scupper ... move spurred by the global financial crisis. It is understood that the government does not want to continue guaranteeing deposits for fear banks will take more risks knowing deposits are fully ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/710990/bank-deposit-guarantee-rises-hk500000
  7. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Shenzhen raises deposit rule to 70pc

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 02:42am by Langi Chiang

    ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com Move applies to buyers of second properties as city adds to measures to cool housing market Shenzhen raises deposit rule to 70pc Buyers of second homes in Shenzhen must pay a deposit of 70 per cent from tomorrow- raised from 60 per cent- as part of the city's efforts to cool the market. But analysts said the move would have only limited impact ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1347868/shenzhen-raises-deposit-rule-70pc
  8. Expensive loans and loss of deposits hit smaller banks

    Posted Apr 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... big and small are paying more for deposits than they can borrow on the interbank market is 'an anomaly', he said, noting that the banks were pursuing this strategy partly to keep their loan-deposit ratios in check. Adding to the pressure, 'many banks, especially mainland banks, have stepped up lending and funds gathering efforts in Hong Kong' in the past six months or so, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/965724/expensive-loans-and-loss-deposits-hit-smaller-banks
  9. Business - Banking & Finance - EARNINGS

    Bank of East Asia profits rise 6pc, thanks to increase in mainland lending

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 12:50am by DON WEINLAND

    ... Don Weinland don.weinland@scmp.com Bank increases net income 6pc as it steps up lending across borderdespite credit risks BEA profits from mainland loans Bank of East Asia's net profit rose 6 per cent to HK$3.58 billion in the first six months of the year as it expanded offshore lending to mainland clients. The bank said yesterday asset quality on the mainland would stay ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1564557/bank-east-profits-rise-6pc-thanks-increase-mainland-lending
  10. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1527021/cbrc-may-tap-shadow-banking-free-funds

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