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  1. Time to relax rules for first-time buyers, BOC says

    Posted Dec 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that could be used for lending. The BOC economists suggested banks provide preferential lending rates to first-time home buyers in a move to support a stable development of the property sector. ... slowdown and could weaken commercial banks' asset quality. BOC predicted home prices would continue to soften, while sales volume would drop about 15 per cent next year. The bank also ...

  2. BOC tightens lending for property to help cool prices

    Posted Aug 27th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Bank of China, the nation's third-largest lender by market value, has tightened its lending to the real estate sector to comply with the country's policy to cool down the overheating property market. President Li Lihui said at yesterda ...

  3. BOC investors fear subprime impact

    Posted Mar 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... since then. The puzzle, however, is the size of the likely increase in provisions and this has not been helped by the fact that the bank has not given shareholders a profit forecast. 'BOC ... in the results. BOC's exposure to subprime debt investments, mainly high-risk mortgage loans and derivative contracts written on these assets, declined to US$7.95 billion at the end of September last ...

  4. BOC increases lending rates for home loans

    Posted Apr 12th 2005, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... Louis Beckerling Bank cuts discount and cash rebates for mortgages amid steady rise in funding costs Bank of China (Hong Kong) has raised its mortgage lending rate and cut its cash rebate. Hong Kong's second-largest home lender yesterday said housing ...

  5. BOC holds fire on rate cuts as others follow big three

    Posted Nov 13th 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee, Louis Beckerling

    ... Louis Beckerling and Klaudia Lee Finance chief urges investor caution, saying mortgage reductions are small Bank of China (Hong Kong) left its interest rates unchanged yesterday saying it would 'closely monitor the market situation', while most ...

  6. Big Four problem loans hit 70.8b yuan

    Posted Aug 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by March from lending to property developers, with listing hopeful Bank of China (BOC) declaring 12.3 per cent of its property loans sour, according to a central bank report. Bogus mortgage loans ... BOC's general manager of asset and liability management, yesterday attributed the Beijing-based lender's surprisingly high non-performing ratio on such loans to tighter lending ...

  7. Brisk Palazzo sales lift market

    Posted May 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... investment yield of 4 per cent compared with the 2.5 per cent mortgage rate is very attractive in this low interest rate environment,' he said. BOC International analyst Manfred Ho said ...

  8. New mortgages soar to 10-year high at HK$29b

    Posted Feb 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... transactions has seen a substantial increase,' said Wong Kwok-wai, an analyst at BOC International. Home sales almost doubled to 14,786 last month from 7,485 a year earlier, the Land Registry ...

  9. Shifting fortunes of Hibor and prime

    Posted Mar 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kong banks, led by HSBC and BOC Hong Kong, have increased their Hibor-based mortgage rates at least six times since April as liquidity dried up. Taking Luk's case as an example (see ...

  10. Analysts see greater risk in mainland mortgages

    Posted Jan 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... for BOC, the concerns about subprime investments are pretty overblown as their exposure is very small in relation to the overall size of the banks. The bigger issue is to what extent ...




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