Lending & Credit

19 Feb 19
Regulators have encouraged banks to lend more to firms hit by the deleveraging.
18 Feb 19
The five creditors have agreed to swap debt for shares in the parent firm.
15 Feb 19
Lenders have been shifting to on-balance sheet activities.
14 Feb 19
Soured assets held by Philippine banks hit $430m in November 2018.
14 Feb 19
The growth of gross NPAs fell to 8.4% from 30.4% the previous year.
14 Feb 19
The number of defaults quadrupled to hit a record $17.68b in 2018.
13 Feb 19
Retail mortgage NPLs account for 16.6% of systemic bad loans and 25.9% of total loans.
13 Feb 19
Vietinbank, for instance, reports an NPL ratio of 1.4% but the true figure is at least 3%.
11 Feb 19
The bank is in the process of resolving one big corporate NPL.
6 Feb 19
This brings the bad loan ratio to 1.89% in 2018 from 1.99% in 2017.
28 Jan 19
About $3.82t went to individual purchasers.
28 Jan 19
Home loan growth slowed to 1.9% in January-November 2018 from 4.2% in 2017.
24 Jan 19
Roughly 40% of banks' gross credit exposure are in sectors with significant water risks.
23 Jan 19
The cooling measures will temper borrowing activities.
18 Jan 19
The bad loan ratio of select sectors hit 4.7% compared to the 1.7% industry average.
16 Jan 19
The combined loan exposure of Korean shipbuilder Hanjin to its five creditors is at $412m.
15 Jan 19
Lenders were able to resolve $6.5b in soured loans.
11 Jan 19
The indebted crude oil supplier owes the three Singapore banks a combined US$172.1m.
12 Dec 18
From 4.7% in end-2016, loans booked double-digit growth of 14.9% in November.
12 Dec 18
The decline in property prices may drive loan impairments up.
4 Dec 18
Borrowing costs remain low as lenders hope to stoke consumption.
4 Dec 18
Shipping corporates are making good headway in the crackdown.
3 Dec 18
Trust loans and entrusted loans dropped sharply.
23 Nov 18
It already hit 1.87% in Q3.
5 Nov 18
Such loans accounted for a fifth (22%) of total bank lending as of end-June.
5 Nov 18
Banks must cap the volume of high-risk loans they extend.
23 Oct 18
It inked a memorandum of understanding with Chinese conglomerate Shanghai Qilu.
22 Oct 18
The central bank imposed an 80% loan-to-value limit on mortgages.
5 Oct 18
The bank may make additional top-up in provisions as required.
2 Oct 18
Non-performing loan ratio has fallen to 6.7%.
25 Sep 18
Their non-performing loan ratios have dropped to 1.53% in June.
17 Sep 18
Loan delinquency ratio fell to 1.06% in June.
11 Sep 18
Agribank is planning to hold 12 auctions in September alone.
7 Sep 18
Residents have been turning to banks as property prices pick up.
30 Aug 18
Bad loan ratio fell from 2.46% in December 2016 to 2.09% in June.
29 Aug 18
It has become the first big Australian lender to raise its rates.
22 Aug 18
Project approvals have more than doubled from $2b in March 2017 to $5.3b in July.
22 Aug 18
Banks shed bad loans in construction and working capital.
20 Aug 18
Bad loan recovery in Q1 for PNB and Indian Bank exceeded that of 2017-18.