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  1. News - Business - BANKING

    Moody's downgrades Hong Kong banking system to 'negative'

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Agency downgrades system in city from stable, citing worries over exposure to mainland risks and negative real interest-rate environment Moody's drops rating on HK banks Moody's Investors Service downgraded the outlook for Hong Kong's banking system to negative from stable, citing concerns over persistent negative real interest rates ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Moody's forecasts bleaker profit prospects for Chinese banks

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Kwong Man Ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Moody's sees bleaker prospects for Chinese banks Rising competition and a squeeze on net interest margins will dampen profit prospects for mainland banks over the next 12 to 18 months, according to global credit rating agency Moody';s. Moody's vice-president and senior analyst Hu Bin said yesterday that Beijing's plan ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Japan's largest lenders advised to cut bond holdings

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 05:57am by Bloomberg

    ... potential losses should Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's stimulus spur yield surges, Moody's Investors Service says. Lenders' stockpiles of sovereign debt were at 138.9 trillion yen ... with a bigger pile of debt", a "doomsday scenario for JGBs" was not "a zero probability scenario", he said. Moody's said in its Global Macro Outlook in November ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Regulation of mainland China's banking risks to intensify, says Fitch

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 05:01am by KANIS LI

    ... regulating specific China risks, but supervision is likely to intensify in 2014," Fitch senior director Sabine Bauer wrote in a report. Moody's last week assigned a "negative" ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

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

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

    ... to HKMA data. Sonny Hsu, a banking analyst for Moody';s, said the HKMA has special teams examining banks' exposure to mainland credit. "We have a negative outlook on nine out of 17 ...

  6. 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

    ... managing director of financial institutions at Moody's Investor Services, said "a substantial part" was in lower-risk categories such as trade finance. This would include loans ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Lenders boost deposit rates to attract funds

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by KANIS LI, Jeanny Yu

    ... in yuan interest rates in Hong Kong would not help solve the liquidity squeeze on the mainland. All local banking stocks fell after Moody's downgraded the outlook for the city's banking ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Stanchart deal may save U.S. operations

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 02:41am

    ... Moody's said New York's threat to withdraw Standard Chartered's licence was "credit-negative" for the bank. A restriction on Standard Chartered's US-dollar clearing would raise the cost of doing business, and closure of its New York operations would weaken its ability to access US-dollar liquidity in the nation's financial centre, said Moody';s. The loss ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Mainland's banks tainted by bad assets, Fitch warns

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... loans, underground lending and wealth management products. Rival rating agency Moody's Investors Service said the outlook for the banking system remained stable but also warned against ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Capital rules put pressure on banks

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by PHOENIX KWONG

    ... ratio of 12.7 per cent at the end of September. Hu Bin, vice-president and senior analyst at rating agency Moody';s, said most Chinese lenders would meet the requirements, but some smaller ...




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