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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Citic's bad loan writeoff a sign of strain in China's mid-sized banks

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 01:35am by Reuters

    ... of the government's majority stake in the bank. But it was also an unusual step, as a company's directors have the authority to write off bad debts in the normal course of business, without public ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    China, Hong Kong committed to global alliance to end banking secrecy

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 11:03pm by AFP

    ... year. "The more countries sign up, the more difficult it will be for others to attract investment," said Pascal Saint-Amans, director for tax policy and administration ... companies or foundations in certain cases where banks are not always obliged to reveal the identity of the account holder. ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Programme eyes new solutions in Asia-Pacific banking from start-ups

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:21am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Start-ups aim for innovative solutions Eight start-ups, including companies from the mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan, are set to introduce innovative ... Asia-Pacific, an "accelerator" programme for start-up financial technology companies. This year's participants are QxBranch, Beijing Wecash Wonder Technology, iDGate, Advanced Merchant ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Rate reform may serve interests of state companies

    Posted Jul 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters Liberalisation of mainland bank lending rates raises suspicion it is to help indebted state firms Rate reform may serve interests of state companies China's decision last week ... Chovanec, managing director and chief strategist at Silvercrest Asset Management in New York and formerly a professor at Beijing's Tsinghua University. "My concern in the short run ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Top state bank bosses motivated by government prospects

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:05am by DON WEINLAND

    ... an average of three times more than state banks, according to Manpower's regional director Lancy Chui. Better work-life balance, job security and easier cultural and linguistic integration were major factors in bringing in local talent. "Laying off workers is scarce at state banks," Chui said. "Compared to limited positions and fierce competition in foreign companies ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Goldman Sachs vice chairman Michael Evans retires after 20 years

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 03:54am by BLOOM

    ... and become a senior director, the New York-based company said on Monday. Evans was in charge of emerging markets at the bank. He ran businesses including the securities division, equity trading ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    HK companies support review of interbank borrowing mechanism

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Fund managers and companies back Hibor assessment while bankers play down worries Plan to review HK interbank rate receives support Fund managers and listed companies have expressed support for a planned Hong Kong review of the local interbank rate setting to ascertain whether any manipulation is occurring. The Hong Kong Association of Banks has ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Institutions back huge fee rise for Hang Seng board

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by KANIS LI

    ... Bank's minority shareholders yesterday failed to stop a plan to give directors a rise in fees of more than 30 per cent while dividends stay unchanged, after the motion was carried ... from last year. Other directors will each take home HK$450,000 this year, a 32.35 per cent raise from 2012. The fees for board members are rising but the dividends have been cut after ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Britain steps up fight against cyber crimes

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 01:15am by Reuters

    ... and companies in Britain. Called CBEST, the new framework would use information from government and vetted commercial sources to identify potential attackers, it said. The framework then replicates the techniques used by hackers to devise a test to see how successful an attack on a company might be and whether it is resilient enough to resist it. "The results should provide a direct readout ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Putonghua rises in jobs importance

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 12:00am by Lulu Chen

    ... important," said Jerry Chang, a director of recruitment firm Barons & Company. Private banks are courting high-net-worth individual clients from the mainland, where the number of millionaires has ... mainland clients. Mark O'Reilly, the managing director of recruitment firm Astbury Marsden Asia Pacific, said about 40 per cent of jobs in the finance industry required Putonghua skills, ...




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