Here is the collection of articles related to financial institutions and financial sector in general.
China, Financials. 16 August, 2012, 22:01 Non-performing loans at China’s banks have started rising
Non-performing loans in Chinese banks have start rising.
China, Financials. 14 August, 2012, 23:50 A Beijing-based credit guarantee company is going bust
The hidden risks of credit guarantee companies are revealed in the case of a Beijing based company.
China, Financials. 14 August, 2012, 20:04 Non-performing loans are still rising in Wenzhou’s banking system
NPLs continue to rise in Wenzhou banking system as the economy is not showing signs of recovery yet.
China, Financials. 13 August, 2012, 18:23 The slow death of mutual guarantee is tightening credit in China
The increased perceived risks posed by the practice of mutual loan guarantees is tightening credit in various sectors.
China, Financials. 3 August, 2012, 17:17 The rise of interbank assets dominated the increase of Chinese banking assets
Rise interbank assets dominated the increase of total banking assets in June.
China, Financials. 2 August, 2012, 12:02 Interbank assets are surging within the Chinese banking system
The growth of interbank assets in the Chinese banking system is now outpacing loans to the “real economy”.
China, Financials. 30 July, 2012, 18:17 Chinese banks may end up lending RMB700 billion in July
Chinese banks may end up lending RMB700 billion in July.
China, Financials. 24 July, 2012, 15:27 Chinese banks are recommended to direct lending to stabilise growth
Recommendations are made on measures to direct bank lending to stabilise economic growth.
China, Financials. 20 July, 2012, 12:27 Underground lending rates fell as demand for credit shrank
Underground lending rates fell as demand shrank, while trust issuance may fall in July.
China, Financials. 16 July, 2012, 17:09 Size of Chinese banks’ off-balance sheet businesses has grown to RMB39.16 trillion
Last week’s PBOC financial stability report revealed the size of Chinese banks off-balance sheet activities.
China, Financials. 10 July, 2012, 17:34 Signs of shadow banking problems surfacing in formal banking system
There are signs that problems within the shadow banking system in China are starting to surface in the formal banking system
China, Financials. 5 July, 2012, 12:36 China may relax the banks’ loan-to-deposit ratio requirement
China Banking Regulatory Commission may relax loan-to-deposit ratio ceiling for banks.
Asia, Financials. 5 June, 2012, 11:31 Chart: Emerging market central banks’ FX reserve accumulation and credit growth
There is some evidence that credit growth is at least partly contributed by the rate of FX reserve accumulation.
China, Financials. 2 June, 2012, 0:25 There was a Bank run in China just now
The bust of a company which has been running what looks like a Ponzi scheme has triggered a bank run in a city in China.
China, Financials. 1 June, 2012, 19:49 National Audit Office confirms ridiculous lending practices of Chinese Banks
The National Audit Office investigated some improper lending practices in two of Chinese banks.
China, Financials. 7 May, 2012, 12:24 Chinese banks “among the most thinly capitalised”
Chinese banks are among the “most thinly capitalised in emerging markets”, and much less capitalised that the official figures suggested.
China, Financials. 24 April, 2012, 17:17 Total banking assets in China amounted to RMB113.3 trillion
The China Banking Regulatory Commission’s report shows that total banking assets at the year-end 2011 amounted to RMB113.3 trillion