Lending & Credit

4 Dec 17
Leverage levels are particularly high in China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea and Vietnam.
22 Nov 17
The borrowing is just moving around.
9 Nov 17
Oil and gas service exposures make up 2-3% of the banks' loans.
8 Nov 17
The steady increase caught the regulators' attention.
8 Nov 17
Nominal GDP also grew faster than shadow banking assets.
11 Oct 17
The sector’s earnings may have risen by only 1%.
10 Oct 17
More than 70% of the banks' overseas loans were to non-Japanese clients.
9 Oct 17
The shadow banking crackdown is finally showing some results.
25 Sep 17
It could hurt the banks' investment income.
12 Sep 17
UOB, HSBC, and DBS recently launched 3-year fixed rate home loan packages.
6 Sep 17
Such loans grew quickly in the first three months of 2017.
4 Sep 17
Every 10bps increase in credit cost estimate will cause a 7% cut in net profits.
30 Aug 17
Rust belt banks use shadow banking to conceal their bad loan status.
23 Aug 17
The regulators and financial institutions seemingly have played a “Whack-A-Mole” game, says BBVA.
18 Aug 17
The 7.6% growth in July was a significant improvement from the low of -2.7% in May 2016.
16 Aug 17
The weak SME economy is partly to blame.
16 Aug 17
Net corporate bond issuance has been increasing.
9 Aug 17
Shadow banking assets reached US$9.5t in 2016, but growth is finally slowing down.
8 Aug 17
The enhanced regulation is finally showing some results.
2 Aug 17
They also increased their direct property lending by 50%.
1 Aug 17
The ratio of non-performing SME loans hit 4.5% at end-March 2017.
19 Jul 17
Rising interest rates are to blame.
19 Jul 17
That is if housing loans grow by up to 6%.
17 Jul 17
The measures benefit the banks but also bring adjustment risks.
7 Jul 17
Loan demand will pick up in the second half of 2017.
5 Jul 17
Direct lending by banks to developers increased 23.6% in March.
4 Jul 17
The banks' asset quality is still deteriorating.
27 Jun 17
Beijing is promoting supply-side structural reform.
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.