Lending & Credit

9 Aug 19
Weaker debt servicing abilities reflected the slowing economy.
26 Jul 19
Systemwide non-performing loans rose sharply by 22.5% in January.
22 Jul 19
Loans granted by local banks grew $357.6b in May YTD.
22 Jul 19
Both OCBC and UOB could have a NIM expansion of 2bp during the period.
21 Jul 19
It offers evaluation of personal loans without having to submit hard copy of documents.
19 Jul 19
It will be supported by government projects paired with private investments.
17 Jul 19
HKD loans were buoyed by mortgage demand.
17 Jul 19
It will cover various services such as multi-channel loan applications, credit assessment, and loan disbursements.
17 Jul 19
SMEs’ bad loan ratio continued to grow from 4.4% to 4.6%.
10 Jul 19
The sector makes up 5.7.8% of the total loans.
9 Jul 19
The sector’s interest rates could exceed 50% per year.
2 Jul 19
Investor loan growth slowed to less than 1%.
1 Jul 19
ACU-driven overseas loans rose 7.5%.
27 Jun 19
The prominent default of a financing firm in 2018 hit bank confidence.
26 Jun 19
Core shadow banking activities have dropped to $420b in 2018.
24 Jun 19
Lenders grapple with low profitability and limited capital two years since they kicked off.
24 Jun 19
Corporates, which account for 76% of loans, have strong debt-servicing abilities.
21 Jun 19
Lower income borrowers account for 37% of household loans.
20 Jun 19
They are the top borrowers in India, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines.
20 Jun 19
The share of real estate in total loans hit a record high 16%, thanks to regional lenders.
13 Jun 19
The sector’s pre-provision operating profit is at its lowest since Q1 2017.
13 Jun 19
It was lower compared to the $180b worth of new loans expected by analysts.
11 Jun 19
China is lagging behind with share of POE bank loans just at 26%.
7 Jun 19
Blame higher delinquencies from SMEs and non-financial firms.
4 Jun 19
They have already clinched more than $2b worth of overseas bonds and loans in 2019.
31 May 19
The scheme is an attempt to help stabilise home prices.
21 May 19
The banking group added forestry, palm oil and coal mining to its restricted transactions list.
10 May 19
Non-interest income surged 24% to $1.12b.
8 May 19
Non-residential property loans were the only segment with deteriorating asset quality.
6 May 19
The platform has attracted millennials, housewives, and overseas workers that have been investing as low as $96 at 8-30% per annum.
3 May 19
Housing loan limits granted in Q1 fell to its lowest since Q4 2015 around $5.36b.
30 Apr 19
SMEs, corporates and households saw tighter credit access.
30 Apr 19
New loans reached a record amount of $862.89b.
26 Apr 19
The bank has approved $1.74b in SME financing in 2018.
26 Apr 19
Banks achieved 55% of their annual targets for small companies.
26 Apr 19
It singled out an unnamed Chinese lender that engaged in share pledging.
24 Apr 19
Loans to the real estate sector as a share of GDP hit 14.4% in late 2018.
24 Apr 19
Lower government spending and higher cash withdrawal contributed to the deficit.
22 Apr 19
It will appoint receivers and managers over the assets of Tuaspring, save for its desalination plant and shared infrastructure.