China Construction Bank

Founded in 1954 as the People’s Construction Bank of China, China Construction Bank is one of the 'big four' banks in the People's Republic of China. The other three are Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Bank of China and Agricultural Bank of China. In 2011 CCB was the second largest bank in the world by market capitalisation and 13th largest company in the world.

The state-controlled lender reports quarterly profit of 60.7 billion yuan, bolstered by growth in insurance, wealth management and other services

China Construction Bank third quarter profit rises 1.5pc

China Construction Bank, the country’s second-largest lender, said its net profit rose 1.5 per cent in the third quarter, though at the cost of dipping into its buffers set aside to cover bad loans.