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Taiwanese bills finance companies to be unaffected by recent COVID surge: Fitch

The country’s economic resilience has eased BFCs’ operational pressures.
1 month ago

Taiwanese bills finance companies to be unaffected by recent COVID surge: Fitch

The country’s economic resilience has eased BFCs’ operational pressures.
1 month ago

Standard Chartered grants first green banker’s guarantee in ASEAN

ENGIE is building an underground district cooling system for Singapore.
1 month ago

South Korea’s Hana Bank floats $600m in ESG bonds: report

It carries an annual interest rate of 1.25%.
1 month ago

South Korean banks’ bad loan ratio hits record low in Q

Ratio of bad loans to total lending came at only 0.62% as of end-March.
1 month ago

BRI Agro partners with Payfazz to offer digital banking solutions

Payfazz agents can now offer Pinang’s savings, lending solutions to their 10 million customers.
1 month ago

APAC banks face time bomb of risks amidst new climate change policies

Those who drag their feet when it comes to ESG compliance face a future of impairments, reputational damage.
1 month ago

China’s $1.3t domestic debt hurtles to maturity as defaults surge: report

The huge debt, unprecedented pace of defaults underscores local authorities’ conflicting goals.
2 months ago

China injects $15.5b cash into the financial system to maintain liquidity: report

The nation’s top leaders recently described economic recovery as “unbalanced and unstable.”
2 months ago

Singapore bank loans down for 10th straight month, but recovery in sight

The 0.2% drop in March was the smallest decline recorded since the indicator turned negative in June last year.
2 months ago

MUFG grants $50m loan to California’s largest hydrogen fuel station business

FEF operates more than half of the US state’s hydrogen stations.
3 months ago

Lending remains in doldrums despite APAC’s improved credit conditions

About 18% of the region’s financial institutions still have a negative outlook, says S&P.
3 months ago

South Korean banks to extend $3.1b in loans to low-income citizens

They can expect to secure loans worth up to around $26,000 (KRW30m) per person.
3 months ago

China's central bank urges banks to curb loan growth for rest of 2021: report

The surge in lending during the first two months of the year stoked bubble risks.
3 months ago

China’s central bank urges banks to curb loan growth for rest of 2021: report

The surge in lending during the first two months of the year stoked bubble risks.
3 months ago

KASIKORNBANK arranges first credit facility using new Thai Overnight Repurchase Rate

Holding company Central Group received more than $20m under the credit facility.
3 months ago

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp, JICA launch sustainable finance framework

The framework will apply to overseas co-finance loans.
3 months ago

Clear skies ahead for Aussie banks as economy improves

Banks can withstand NPL growth due to loan loss reserves.
3 months ago