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Hong Kong banks battle for deposits earlier this year

The HKMA has brought forward its deadline for banks to review their lending policies from June to the end of this month. Photo: Sam Tsang

A regulatory directive that banks in Hong Kong fund the loans they make with deposits of longer tenure has spurred the lenders to begin their annual battle for deposits earlier this year.

Saturday, 15 March, 2014, 5:05am

HKMA to highlight liquidity risk in stress test for local banks

HKMA executive director Henry Cheng said yesterday the new stress test would be "unprecedentedly transparent". Photo: Jonathan Wong

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority plans to conduct a thorough stress test on local banks this year, warning of excessive credit growth and mounting liquidity risk as capital flows out of the city's banking system in response to the tapering of quantitative easing in the United States.

25 Jan 2014 - 3:03am 1 comment