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  1. Tackling the loan problem - China's first 'bad bank'

    Posted Jul 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... into a special-purpose vehicle - a 'bad bank'. The bad bank works in the shadows to recover what it can. Meanwhile the main bank, relieved of its biggest problem loans proceeds on its profitable way. ... batches of bad Chinese bank loans. Those deals were touted by some as the first of many forays by foreign financial institutions into the gigantic Chinese distressed-assets market. In recent ...

  2. Red lights may dim in shadow of Langham Place

    Posted Nov 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ernest Kong Rising retail rents could see the district rejuvenated as development takes shape Mongkok's infamous red-light district- centred on Portland Street- will gradually transform itself into a prime shopping district as a giant commercial comp ...

  3. Cargo carriers bank on booming markets in Asia to fuel growth

    Posted Dec 20th 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Airfreight carriers expect sustained strong demand for their services in the new year, following on a solid performance in 2010, as the global economy shows few signs of heading for a double-dip recession, industry operators say. Although hig ...

  4. Swiss bank sets its sights on growth in regional markets

    Posted Apr 25th 2010, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Few banks have emerged unscarred from the global financial meltdown, but Credit Suisse, which operates the second-largest private bank in Switzerland, remains resilient. Walter Berchtold, chief executive of Credit Suisse's private banking arm, is optimistic about the business. 'We expect an average growth in NNA [net new assets] of 6 per cent in our wealth ...

  5. Banks lend developers a hand

    Posted Mar 18th 2009, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li Developers with investment in the mainland property market have received a welcome boost to their prospects as banks begin relaxing their lending criteria, although selectively ... reduced for big players, market observers believe banks will also begin to ease credit conditions for sound property firms. 'Lenders have become more supportive of property development since ...

  6. Deutsche Bank securities venture wins approval

    Posted Jan 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tim LeeMaster Deutsche Bank, the largest lender in Germany, has received Beijing's approval to set up a securities trading joint venture with Shanxi Securities. Deutsche Bank ... chairman of Deutsche Bank China. 'Deutsche Bank, Shanxi Securities and our clients will benefit significantly from this relationship.' The approval comes a week after Credit Suisse said ...

  7. Daewoo Securities plans to open investment bank in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 13th 2009, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... Naomi Rovnick Daewoo Securities, South Korea's second-largest brokerage by market capitalisation, is setting up a full-service investment bank in Hong Kong. The brokerage has begun ... is a sign Hong Kong's financial services jobs market may be recovering after months in the doldrums. Since the financial crisis reached its lowest last autumn, many global banks in the city ...

  8. Fortis targets mainland private banking sector

    Posted Jun 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kloosterman, a member of the Fortis executive committee, said last week in Hong Kong that the move was part of the group's strategy to expand its private banking business in Asia. 'Clearly, ... for about US$4.7 trillion, said Hans Diederen, ABN Amro Private Banking's regional head for North Asia. Fortis, which bought ABN Amro's retail banking and asset management units last year, ...

  9. Investment banking prize for ICBC after failed Wing Lung bid

    Posted Jun 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Industrial and Commercial Bank of China's winning of a new licence to operate a wholly owned investment bank in Hong Kong may be a consolation prize after it lost the bidding war for Wing Lung Bank. ICBC joined the chase for Wing Lung in a bid to expand its exposure in the city but withdrew two weeks ago and allowed China Merchants Bank to take the prize. Now, ...

  10. China Merchants Bank to take 50pc stake in Cigna & CMC Life

    Posted May 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Natalie Chiu China Merchants Bank is paying 141.9 million yuan (HK$158.3 million) for a 50 per cent stake in Cigna & CMC Life Insurance, a joint venture between Philadelphia-based Cigna Corp and the investment unit of the parent of the country's sixth-largest bank. In acquiring the stake from parent China Merchants Group Holding, the Shenzhen-based lender was blazing ...




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