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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    PBOC cuts reserve ratio for rural banks but analysts sound caution

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 12:50am by VICTORIA RUAN AND KANIS LI

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing and Kanis Li Ratio cut prompts warning over rise in liquidity The People's Bank of China said it would lower the reserve requirement ratio at county-level rural banks by 200 basis points from Friday, but some analysts cautioned that adding liquidity too fast could cause a rise in financial risks. The targeted fund easing was a small step ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1494733/pboc-cuts-reserve-ratio-rural-banks-analysts-sound-caution
  2. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Bank defaults viewed as dark side of deposit vows

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 12:46am by BLOOM

    ... would pose to the financial system. "Even a default in a small bank could have consequences the government itself might not be able to foresee," Ingram said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1493924/bank-defaults-viewed-dark-side-deposit-vows
  3. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Banks face credit woes as market reform spurs defaults

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 01:14am by KANIS LI

    ... in a market-driven adjustment to the banking industry and sectors plagued with overcapacity problems, credit rating agency Standard & Poor's said. "We expect write-offs [in banks] to accelerate ... the financial reforms in the world's second-largest economy, the government is allowing more flexibility in the system, including the liberalisation of interest rates which may reduce banks' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1464312/banks-face-credit-woes-market-reform-spurs-defaults
  4. News - China - BANKING

    Bank of China vice-president resigns after allegations of affairs

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 01:54pm by Staff Reporter

    ... within the party as an internal disciplinary measure, it said. Bank of China is the 11th largest bank in the world, with US$2.2 trillion in total assets, according to a ranking by SNL Financial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1488967/bank-china-vice-president-resigns-over-allegations-affairs
  5. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Concerns over a collapse in China’s underground banking sector resurface

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 10:07am by DANIEL REN IN SHANGHAI

    ... stability. In Yancheng, government officials pledged to crack down on rumour-mongers while sidestepping questions about the health of state-owned financial institutions. However, several officials ... money if the banks went into bankruptcy." The mainland's state-owned banks have been reluctant to lend to small businesses, preferring to focus on the needs of large industrial firms. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1470868/concerns-over-possibility-collapse-chinas-underground
  6. 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 ... at home and as the country's leadership change precipitates more financial sector reforms, putting further pressure on profit margins. It clearly would make a big difference to [ICBC's] ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1463344/icbc-mulls-bid-pioneer-extend-global-reach-asset-management
  7. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Fed says no to Citigroup payout and buy-back plans

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 01:40am by AP

    ... of the five banks whose plans were rejected by the Fed as part of its so-called "stress tests", an annual check-up of the country's biggest financial institutions. This year, 30 banks underwent the tests to determine if their capital buffers were large enough to keep them lending through another financial crisis. Citigroup had asked the Fed's permission to buy back US$6.4 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1458872/fed-says-no-citigroup-payout-and-buy-back-plans
  8. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Nearly all top US banks pass annual stress tests

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 01:30am by AP

    ... 2009, when the financial crisis plunged the country into the worst economic downturn since the Depression of the 1930s. The annual check-up is designed to measure how well the industry would ... along with hundreds of others, received federal bailouts during the financial crisis. The banking industry has been recovering steadily since then, with overall profits rising and banks starting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1454392/nearly-all-top-us-banks-pass-annual-stress-tests
  9. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    HKMA sees little risk in bank loans to China

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 01:21am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... about making lending more onerous," said a head of Asia-Pacific loan syndication for a European bank. Yuen characterised such feedback as routine industry grumbling. "Bankers do ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1483278/hkma-sees-little-risk-bank-loans-china
  10. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    IMF latest to warn of Hong Kong banks' growing mainland exposure

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 01:18pm by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... been "rapid" and now comprises 19 per cent of local institutions' total assets- excluding loans to other banks. "While deepening integration suggests that financial linkages ... with the job of promoting international financial stability, comes as bankers said the Hong Kong Monetary Authority has informally cautioned them to tighten the approvals process on loans to mainland ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1471206/imf-latest-warn-hong-kong-banks-growing-mainland-exposure

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