Walk into pretty much any bookshop in the English-speaking world and in the prime spot just inside the entrance, you will be confronted by a shelf of books bearing titles like China Shakes The World: The Rise of a Hungry Nation, or China Inc: The Relentless Rise of the NeWednesday, 21 October, 2009, 12:00am
'All illegal conduct by Dai-ichi Kangyo Bank and Nomura Securities Co extremely damages their credibility as financial institutions . . . and it is quite regrettable,' - - said Bank of Japan governor Yasuo Matsushita after the firms were given the stiffest-ever penalties.3 Aug 1997 - 12:00am
Ryuichi Koike, the corporate racketeer at the centre of a scandal implicating Nomura Securities Co and Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank (DKB), was indicted for extortion for the second time by Tokyo prosecutors yesterday. Koike was previously indicted on June 5.27 Jun 1997 - 12:00am
The Shanghai Pudong Development Bank has extended 175 million yuan (about HK$162.47 million) in loans to support a liquefied gas project controlled by Shanghai Golden Conti Petrochemical Co, reports say.19 Jun 1997 - 12:00am
Japanese prosecutors are investigating the possibility of links between the gangster involved in the Nomura Securities/Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank (DKB) scandal and senior Japanese politicians, an investigator involved in the scandal says.17 Jun 1997 - 12:00am
CHEUNG Kong (Holdings) has increased a five-year loan facility to $3.9 billion from $3.6 billion because of overwhelming response.
Arrangers ABN Amro Bank, BA Asia and CEF Capital said 15 banks joined the syndicate.
The strong response encouraged Cheung Kong to raise the facility amount.1 Mar 1996 - 12:00am
SHANGHAI Industrial Investment Holdings has signed an agreement for a US$100 million five-year syndicated loan.
The syndicate consists of 15 banks, with Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank, Mitsubishi Bank, Sanwa Bank and Sumitomo Bank as arrangers and lead managers.12 Oct 1995 - 12:00am
HENDERSON Land Funding and Henderson Investment Funding entered into an agreement yesterday for a five-year $1.56 billion unsecured medium-term facility with 11 banks.
They are the subsidiaries of Henderson Land Development and Henderson Investment.19 Jul 1994 - 12:00am
SIX of Japan's 11 major commercial banks are close to falling below the minimum capital-to-assets ratio of eight per cent required by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), says David Atkinson, a financial analyst at Goldman Sachs (Japan).30 Nov 1993 - 12:00am
DEPOSITS at Japan's 11 major commercial banks at the end of September decreased 0.4 per cent from a year earlier and were down 0.3 per cent from the end of August, the Federation of Bankers Associations says.
Deposits as of September totalled 179.25 trillion yen (about HK$13 trillion), the federation said.14 Oct 1993 - 12:00am
DAI-ICHI Kangyo Bank has concluded a five-year, term loan of US$10 million to Guangdong Development Bank, a share-holding regional commercial bank in Guangdong province.
Proceeds will be used to partially finance the construction of the Nanhai City Power Plant A in Nanhai.29 Sep 1993 - 12:00am
FIVE Japanese banks have signed a US$20 million loan facility with the Guangdong International Trust and Investment Corp (GITIC).
The three-year facility, which was priced at 0.5 percentage point above the London interbank offered rate, was arranged by Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank.7 Apr 1993 - 12:00am
CHINA International Iron and Steel Investment Corp yesterday signed a US$29 million term-loan facility in Hongkong to finance the construction of an extension at its steel plant in Wuhan.15 Jan 1993 - 12:00am