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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

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

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

    ... he said. Hsu said Hong Kong banks have increased lending to mainland firms in recent years, and pointed to trade finance as an example. Mainland officials have relaxed foreign exchange ... in loans outstanding from Hong Kong banks to mainland entities. However, the HKMA said only US$110 billion relates to non-bank debts. "Therefore, the US$430 billion figure includes normal bank ...

  2. 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

    ... interest equivalent to a year's income if you handed them 100,000 yuan," he said. "I got my money and interest back but some of my relatives didn't." Underground banking, ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Concerns grow over Hong Kong lenders' heavy credit exposure to mainland Chinese firms

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 06:34am by Reuters

    ... tested," said Mirza Baig, head of foreign exchange and interest rate strategy at BNP Paribas. "That is a concern in the backdrop of the rapid rise in exposure." Foreign bank claims ... loans, but its exposure is the equivalent of 15 per cent of its GDP. Local banks in both centres have taken over lending that foreign players once dominated, drawn by low funding rates, ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Worried depositors descend on Jiangsu bank amid insolvency rumours

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 05:29am by Daniel Ren

    ... by China Credit Trust failed to pay back investors. "Overall, banks in rural areas of the Yangtze River Delta look relatively healthy and strong," said He Fuqiang, a director of ZHY Money ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Nearly all top US banks pass annual stress tests

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

    ... to lend more freely. The banks have mostly repaid the taxpayer bailouts. Zions, the only bank to fall short this year, slid to a loss in the fourth quarter as it booked hefty charges related ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Brokers flee HSBC for Chinese investment banks in Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 11:44am by George Chen; Kanis Li

    ... others, especially mainland banks, which are relative newcomers to Hong Kong's capital markets, want to expand further. Several small local brokerages have been forced to shut in the face ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    HSBC targets higher lending margins

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 05:59am by KANIS LI

    ... some improvements in the [downward pressure] on trade-related loans." This in turn helped offset the pressure on lending margins. Fung noted that the margin on trade financing business ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Work stress blamed for JPMorgan banker's suicide in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 01:46am by Ray Chan

    ... foreign exchange market. Manipulation of the benchmark Libor interbank lending rate has led to dozens of traders being fired and penalties topping US$6 billion. Another JPMorgan employee, Gabriel ... to police, the JPMorgan banker in Hong Kong who committed suicide, Dennis Li Junjie, 33, had recently told a colleague he was under work-related stress. Li was believed to be a junior-level employee. ...

  9. 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 ... on foreign-exchange deposits. But Beijing threw cold water on financial institutions' hopes for bold liberalisations in the zone, touted as an important test bed for further economic reforms. Banks ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Standard Chartered net profit declines 17pc

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 06:51pm by KANIS LI

    ... in the last 12 months. Julian Chillingworth, chief investment officer at Rathbones, said: "The outlook is relatively cautious, but that's already been factored into the share price." ...




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