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ICBC

Founded in 1984, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) is the largest bank in the world by profit and market capitalisation as of 2012. It is one of China's 'Big Four' state-owned commercial banks -- the other three are Bank of China, Agricultural Bank of China, and China Construction Bank.

China Life, ICBC weigh in with small gains

Shares in China Life Insurance and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China gained slightly yesterday, their first trading day as members of the Hang Seng Index.

Tuesday, 13 March, 2007, 12:00am

ICBC share sale world's top offering at US$19b

Mainland lender to sell 16 per cent of enlarged share capital in listing in Hong Kong and Shanghai

The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, the mainland's biggest lender, plans to sell 16 per cent of its enlarged share capital in what is likely to be the world's largest initial public offering, sources said.

6 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

ICBC plan sets limit on new shares in flotation

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, the mainland's largest commercial lender, has proposed limiting the number of new shares in its up to US$15 billion international public share sale later this year in a bid to gain a higher valuation.

26 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

ICBC pins profit hopes on merger

Next step in lender's consolidation will be integration of credit-card businesses

ICBC (Asia) expects its merger with Belgian Bank to speed up a goal of increasing return on equity to 15 per cent from 11.4 per cent.

13 Oct 2005 - 12:00am