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23 Feb 17
Average ROE fell to 10.4% in 2016, from 11.7% for 2015.
23 Feb 17
It outpaced the 10% growth for normal lending.
22 Feb 17
Thanks to declining interest costs.
21 Feb 17
New non-performing asset formation rates fell in Q4 2016 from their peaks in Q2 2016.
20 Feb 17
Analysts say the proposed framework is "an immature approach".
17 Feb 17
Key executives from the country's major banks graced the event.
17 Feb 17
The bank's 66% drop in profits last year is taking its toll on bankers.
17 Feb 17
Average overseas NPL ratio stood at 0.7% as of end-September 2016.
16 Feb 17
The combined entity will have 23,000 branches in total.
14 Feb 17
That is equivalent to more than 2 billion people.
14 Feb 17
An analyst gives 3 reasons behind this assessment.
13 Feb 17
The banks' application to the regulators was previously focused on fees.
10 Feb 17
Hong Kong's yuan banking business is thriving.
9 Feb 17
Domestic loans would need to have grown at least 5%.
9 Feb 17
It's a 5.4% increase from 2016.
9 Feb 17
Mortgage loans of Hong Kong banks only totalled US$144b in 2016.
8 Feb 17
And Credit Suisse moves its investment banking team to London.
8 Feb 17
Exposure to these markets grew 20% per year over 2015-2016.
8 Feb 17
There are no immediate concerns, says Moody's.
7 Feb 17
It will be held on February 15 at the Makati Shangri-La.
7 Feb 17
Total outstanding household loans grew at a slower rate of 5% in 2016.
7 Feb 17
The banks' mainland China exposure fell to 6.2% by end-2016.
6 Feb 17
Chinese ATM usage accelerated to 23%.
6 Feb 17
Total overseas asset declaration stood at S$108b.
6 Feb 17
Business deposits contracted 2.3%.
3 Feb 17
Dwindling business on local stock markets is to blame.
3 Feb 17
Blame it on the rising costs of foreign-currency funding.
3 Feb 17
It may even slow from the 8.8% recorded in FY16, says Fitch.
3 Feb 17
Household and non-household loans also expanded at a similar rate of 5.3%.
1 Feb 17
The banks' credit quality is still worsening.
1 Feb 17
Recovery will be slow over the next few years.
31 Jan 17
Total capital ratio came in at 19.4% in September 2016.
31 Jan 17
One is that there will be a one-off provision charge to retained earnings.
31 Jan 17
Analysts recommend cutting dividends to preserve cash.