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Big Chinese banks' profits mask building risks to asset quality

30 Oct 2018

BEIJING/SHANGHAI The risk of deteriorating asset quality will loom over China's biggest banks, analysts said, even as the nation's biggest lenders have reported rising profits and steady bad loan ratios.

A banker's woe: Chinese wealth may get harder to snag for global bankers

24 Oct 2018

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI News of a foreign wealth manager being denied exit from China last week is raising concerns for global private banks, as they seek to tap trillions of dollars of wealth offshore in the face of Beijing's growing curbs on overseas investments and outflows.

China to allow bank wealth-management funds to be invested in stocks

19 Oct 2018

BEIJING/SHANGHAI China's banking regulator said on Friday it plans to start letting funds from products publicly sold by banks' wealth management subsidiaries be directly invested in shares.

China to allow bank wealth-management funds to be invested in stocks

19 Oct 2018

BEIJING/SHANGHAI China's banking regulator said on Friday it plans to start letting funds from products publicly sold by banks' wealth management subsidiaries be directly invested in shares.

Ein Fall für den Wahrsager - Chinesen suchen Klarheit im Handelsstreit

31 Aug 2018

Shanghai/Hongkong Der Handelsstreit mit den USA macht viele Chinesen ratlos.

China's top bank ICBC flags trade war risks as profits rise

30 Aug 2018

SHANGHAI/BEIJING Industrial and Commercial Bank of China , the world's largest commercial bank, joined its peers in reporting higher first-half profit and a steady bad loan ratio, but flagged trade tensions as a risk to economy.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-China's top bank ICBC flags trade war risks as profits rise

30 Aug 2018

* Chairman says trade tension bringing uncertainty to economy

Trade tensions cast shadow even as China's big banks bag more profits

29 Aug 2018

BEIJING Agricultural Bank of China (AgBank) , the country's third-largest lender, expects its asset quality to stabilise in the second half, but said it had increased provisions as trade tensions threaten the global economy.

UPDATE 3-Three of China's Big Four banks post higher profits, bad loans steady

28 Aug 2018

* Non-performing loan ratios hold steady (Recasts, adds CCB results)

Data dump: China sees surge in personal information up for sale

23 Aug 2018

SHANGHAI When William Zhang's car insurance was about to expire in March, he didn't need to look far for renewal options. In the two months before the policy was up Zhang received calls almost daily from insurers trying to sell him a new one.

World News

India's Modi stuns opposition with huge election win

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi scored a dramatic election victory on Thursday, putting his Hindu nationalist party on course to increase its majority on a mandate of business-friendly policies and a tough stand on national security.