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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Homebuyers may face tougher mortgage stress test

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by KANIS LI

    ... payments as property prices kept rising. The Monetary Authority, the city's de facto central bank, has already rolled out five rounds of measures to rein in the soaring home prices. As property prices keep rising, commercial banks are anxious about when the sixth, which is likely to include a tougher stress test, will come. If such a measure is taken, people may find it more ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Why China cannot have a 'Lehman moment'

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 09:36am by Derek Scissors

    ... single attempt at stimulus in world history. It tied banks even more strongly to firms that should have gone bankrupt, and drove property prices sky high, as funds were diverted into speculation. ...

  3. News - World - BANKING

    Russian bank Otkritie wins US$150m in damages from ex-employees

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 10:23pm by BLOOM

    ... won US$150 million in damages from ex-employees after a London judge said the former staff siphoned off the bank's money to pay for luxury villas, diamonds and Ferraris. Judge Bernard ... The fraud proceeds were laundered through offshore companies and bank accounts, Eder said. The employees spent the proceeds of the fraud on luxury villas in Spain and yellow and pink diamonds while ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Tighter bank rules may see some borrowers turning to shadow loans

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:47am by KANIS LI

    ... will then arise," said Raymond Yeung Yue-ting, senior economist at ANZ Banking in Hong Kong. "That is what happened on mainland China." On the mainland, property developers and metal companies ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    BEA's China unit likely to stand out as growth driver

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:47am by KANIS LI

    ... revenue growth," DBS Vickers analyst Alexander Lee said, adding that property revaluation gains may not be as significant as in the first half of the year. Some analysts feel BEA may provide ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Chinese banks' asset quality remains under pressure

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 01:47am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... in tightened credit for certain segments such as local government projects and property developments. "A drain of credit for these segments may lead to a surge in [bad loans]," Liao said. ...

  7. News - China Insider - BANKING

    ChinaLeaks: Exposé on Chinese elite’s offshore accounts comes at sensitive time

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 07:26am by Patrick Boehler

    ... business elite. China’s richest woman, Yang Huiyan, the majority shareholder of property developer Country Garden Holdings, China’s richest man Pony Ma Huateng, founder of internet giant Tencent, ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Analysts welcome PBOC's tactical interbank injection

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 12:54am by Denise Tsang

    ... relief from a credit crunch, they said the PBOC would continue to let interbank rates hover at higher levels to discourage commercial banks from frivolous lending that had helped fuel property ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    City commercial lenders 'in danger of bankruptcy'

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 05:05am by Jeanny Yu

    ... incentive to lend to the property market," she said. "On the management level, they are not as good as the Big Five. In the coming two to three years, mergers and acquisitions ... commercial banks, she said. Meanwhile, a property tax would be a "golden bullet" to help the deleveraging process, Hu said. The central government could allow the Guangzhou, Shenzhen ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Party official warns of bank failures

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 02:47am by JANE CAI

    ... said. The funding was usually short-term and with high interest rates, which posed a mismatch with their investments in long-term property projects and the infrastructure construction programmes ...




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