Lending & Credit

23 Jun 17
Bank lending growth has held up, while non-loan TSF declined in May.
23 Jun 17
Krung Thai Bank will be most impacted.
19 Jun 17
Moody's says profitability will be affected.
15 Jun 17
The banks are urged to use insolvency laws.
13 Jun 17
Exposure hit 29.3% of system-wide assets as of March 2017.
13 Jun 17
If EARTH's loans turn into NPLs, it may add 20bps to KTB's NPLs.
13 Jun 17
Mainland China exposure of foreign banks rose 3.7% to USD1,642b in 2016.
9 Jun 17
Lack of regulatory enforcement is one reason.
2 Jun 17
But impact is expected to be manageable.
1 Jun 17
These fraudulent collaterals endanger the health of China's financial system.
30 May 17
It's threatening the country's economic expansion.
30 May 17
Singapore's central bank chief says they're probably not taking on sufficient risks.
29 May 17
Some banks announced lower loan rates for some customers in May.
29 May 17
As the HKMA raised risk-weighted floor to 25% for new residential loans.
26 May 17
Client loans could reach US$18.7t in 2017.
26 May 17
One of the reasons is that it supports risk-adjusted profitability.
26 May 17
No thanks to the sharp drop in interbank and derivative assets.
23 May 17
Asset quality has largely stabilised.
23 May 17
But NPL formation has moderated since 2H16.
15 May 17
Asset resolution will be a dominant theme in the sector over the next few years.
12 May 17
It will include the banks' issuances of negotiable certificate of deposits.
10 May 17
That is after slowing to a near stall in 2016.
10 May 17
The switch is fuelling an unusual jump in home loans.
8 May 17
Stricter regulations aim to constrain the growth of leverage in the country.
3 May 17
These new measures are likely to be negative for corporate bonds.
19 Apr 17
Bloomberg says China’s shadow banking is back in full swing.
17 Apr 17
The share of new loans with high loan-to-value ratio fell to 22.3% in December.
5 Apr 17
Regulators issued new limits on interest-only mortgages.
4 Apr 17
Almost a fifth of corporate debt is supported by cash flows that do not fully cover interest expenses.
31 Mar 17
China Construction Bank and Agbank reported lower NPL ratios.
29 Mar 17
Loan growth increased the most in overseas markets.
28 Mar 17
Higher borrowing costs seem to be a boon for them.
27 Mar 17
The additional capital would balance the banks' higher risk appetite for China-related activities.
24 Mar 17
It accounted for 17.3% of the banks' balance sheets.
21 Mar 17
The banks' oil & gas woes are still not over.
3 Mar 17
Loan approvals also contracted 5.1% in January 2017.
28 Feb 17
UOB has the lowest O&G exposure.
9 Feb 17
Mortgage loans of Hong Kong banks only totalled US$144b in 2016.
7 Feb 17
Total outstanding household loans grew at a slower rate of 5% in 2016.