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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Stress-test parameters set for European lenders

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 02:45pm by Bloomberg

    ... of 128 euro-zone banks, the ECB said it would apply the stress-test parameters announced by the London-based EBA on Friday. It said it expected the scenarios for the stress tests would be sent to lenders by the authority at the end of April. The Frankfurt-based ECB is conducting a health check of lenders before taking over supervision duties for the euro zone in November, in the first ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    China Construction Bank unlikely to buy into Europe

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Chairman Wang Hongzhang is quoted by analysts as saying that the euro-zone debt crisis added risk to any purchases made in region European deal ruled out for CCB China Construction Bank is seeking to expand overseas but is unlikely to acquire large banks in Europe as the debt crisis remains unclear, Barclays' analysts say ...

  3. Business - China Business - BANKING

    Shanghai free-trade zone approved to pioneer interest rate reform

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 04:51pm by REN WEI

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com City's free-trade zone gets approval to liberalise interest rates on foreign currency deposits, but authorities emphasise need for caution Shanghai to pioneer rate reform Reform of the mainland's interest rate mechanism will be spearheaded in Shanghai's free-trade zone (FTZ) after it received approval to scrap a cap ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    EU ministers agree on ECB's regulatory role

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Luxembourg EU ministers agree on ECB's regulatory role EU finance ministers have agreed to give the European Central Bank sweeping supervisory powers in the euro zone ... a banking framework chiefly for the euro zone, which would both police the banks and find joint solutions to their problems. Yesterday's decision endorsed an earlier European Parliament vote ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    ICBC mulls bid for Pioneer to extend global reach in asset management

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 05:16am by Reuters

    ... Reuters Chinese banks' global ambitions come as Euro lenders retreat from asset management business ICBC mulls bid for Pioneer Investments Industrial and Commercial Bank of China is considering a bid for Pioneer Investments, one of Europe's biggest money managers, according to a person familiar with the matter. Pioneer, owned by Italy's biggest bank by assets, ...

  6. News - World - BANKING

    French court rejects rogue trader Jerome Kerviel's appeal

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 01:44am by BLOOM

    ... and interest", he said, adding that Societe Generale had spent hundreds of millions of euros to change its controls to address the shortcomings in its systems. Kerviel became something of a cult hero ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    U.K. banks told to raise an extra £25b

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Brussels and London Bank of England orders more money set aside to cover potential losses from commercial real estate and the euro area U.K. banks told to raise an extra £25b ... estate and from the euro area, possible fines for mis-selling and stricter risk models, the Bank of England said following a report by the Financial Services Authority. The BOE didn't ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Chinese banking regulator keen to change rules to attract HK lenders to Guangdong

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 01:19am by Jeanny Yu

    ... Jeanny Yu jeanny.yu@scmp.com Mainland banking regulator keen to change rules to make it easier for city's banks to set up shop, as part of drive for free-trade zone Guangdong seeks ... of efforts to build the region into a free-trade zone. "We are working on new policies and models to boost collaboration and make the banking systems in Hong Kong and Guangdong more open to each ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Credit Agricole back in profit as Europe recovers

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 01:16am by BLOOM

    ... a dividend of 35 euro cents per share, the first payout since 2011. The holding company that represents Credit Agricole's regional banks, which jointly own a majority stake, plans to opt ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    HSBC still set on hiring more Hong Kong staff despite job cuts

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:00am by KANIS LI

    ... represented institutional investors' support for the strategy he unveiled at his last investor update. Another shareholder asked if the group's operations in the euro zone might turn ... the group hads significant operations in Britain, France and Germany, which had the strongest economies in the euro zone, and the operations there were facing "revenue headwinds rather than ...




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