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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Are China's Big Four banks primed for an offshore plunge?

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by PHOENIX KWONG

    ... Kwong Man-ki phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Rumours are mounting that China's major lenders could be ready to snap up European rivals, moves Beijing would probably approve big four primed for an offshore plunge? As the euro-zone debt crisis deepens, market speculation is growing quickly about whether China's capital-rich Big Four banks will take the rare chance to acquire some ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. News - World - BANKING

    Ex-head of Spain's Caja Madrid accused over Florida bank takeover

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... as part of a major overhaul of Spain's financial sector. Bankia was nationalised last year, prompting Spain to turn to its euro-zone partners for tens of billions of euros of emergency aid ... mismanagement in the financial crisis. Miguel Blesa, 65, who has links to senior members of Spain's governing Popular Party, was held overnight in a Madrid jail and came out on Friday after putting ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    ANZ plans to boost its street-level presence in Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... millionaires on the mainland and in other Asian countries, and this meant there was a growing demand for wealth management services. The euro-zone debt crisis and economic uncertainties in the United ... in recent years, as the country is not affected by the euro-zone crisis, and its economic growth is good," Yuen said. On corporate banking, ANZ was a keen promoter of yuan trade settlement ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    China Construction Bank on the prowl for European lender

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 03:22am by Kwong Man Ki, Lulu Chen

    ... because the debt crisis in the euro zone is far from over, and investors are still worried whether Greece or more euro-zone nations will eventually leave the currency union, which could drag ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    China Construction Bank on the prowl for European lender

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am by Kwong Man Ki, Lulu Chen

    ... analysts say it is not a good time to buy assets in Europe because the debt crisis in the euro zone is far from over, and investors are still worried whether Greece or more euro-zone nations ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    IMF calls for tougher 'stress testing'

    Posted Oct 06th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... It also urged the authorities to "speak smarter, not just louder" about test results. Financial turmoil that began in the United States in 2008 and contributed to the euro zone's sovereign debt crisis has caused economic havoc around the world. The banking system's near-collapse has helped to trigger the worst recession since the second world war. The IMF praised ...




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