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  1. Moody's says non-performing loans may rise

    Posted Jun 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a senior vice-president of Moody's Investor Services. Mainland lenders might see their incomes drop next year as the costs of credit, funding and operations rise, even though most of them ... of a slowdown in the American economy also are triggering a rise in problem loans, the Moody's executive said. 'The risk positions of Chinese banks must undergo further enhancement,' Ms ...

  2. Real estate, export sectors risky to banks

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to Moody's Investors Service. China's non-performing loan ratio could rise 1 to 2 percentage points this year, said Christine Kuo, vice-president of Moody's financial institutions group. Local government financing vehicles, companies set up to borrow from banks on behalf of local governments, also continued to remain as lurking risks, Kuo said. Last week, Moody's downgraded ...

  3. Transparency the key for any ratings agency

    Posted Jul 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the mainland company's reports to be taken seriously around the world. The ratings game was discredited by the part played by the big agencies Fitch, Moody's and Standard & Poor's ... That's not how the other agencies see it. While Dagong rates China's government debt AA-plus, Moody's determines it to be A1, which is four notches below Moody's Aaa US rating. ...

  4. Disposal plan clouds $6.5b loan

    Posted Jul 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and a $6 billion syndicated loan due in 2008. Standard & Poor's rates the company BBB, two steps above non-investment grade, while Moody's Investors Service gives PCCW a Baa2 rating. Moody's last month placed the group on review for a possible downgrade following news of the divestment. The ratings service said the telecommunications assets were key cash flow contributors. ...

  5. Curb property loans, lenders told

    Posted Jul 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... underestimated, according to Moody's ...

  6. Banks warned of mainland risks

    Posted May 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... May Yan Meizhi, a senior credit officer at Moody's Investors Service. Hong Kong lenders, particular smaller banks, tended to be conservative in their operations and were unlikely suddenly ...

  7. Foreign banks widen mainland yuan services

    Posted Apr 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at Moody's Investor Service, said there were plenty of fresh graduates to fill junior positions. 'But [hiring will be more difficult] in the experienced middle and upper levels,' she said. ...

  8. Mainland banks' Basel II start-up planned for 2010

    Posted Mar 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at Moody's Investors Service, said implementing Basel II could require that lenders increase their capital. 'In other countries, we have seen the average capital adequacy ratio could be brought ...

  9. Nanning city bank to be restructured into regional lender

    Posted Jan 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 2005, was a merger of six city commercial banks and seven rural co-operatives. May Yan Meizhi, an analyst at Moody's Investors Service, said a regional bank in Beibu Bay would also help ...

  10. Shaanxi plans for joint-stock lender

    Posted Mar 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the local economy. 'As the controlling shareholder, the government can prevent investments in places other than Shaanxi, and thus spur the local economy,' he said. However, Moody's ...




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