China’s four-largest banks are scheduled to begin reporting their first-half financial results starting Thursday. Analysts expect a bad interim, as bad loans surge amid an economy that’s expanding at the slowest clip in decades. Photo: AFP

China’s Big 4 banks may post a bad interim from this week, as bad loans rise amid a slower economy

Bank of China likely to lead declines; analysts see bad loans to persist for the remainder of 2016

Topic |   Agricultural Bank of China

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China’s four-largest banks are scheduled to begin reporting their first-half financial results starting Thursday. Analysts expect a bad interim, as bad loans surge amid an economy that’s expanding at the slowest clip in decades. Photo: AFP
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