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Tag Archives: Agricultural Bank of China

It’s the friendly neighbourhood Chinese store | Banking Insight

Fed approvals came though for ICBC’s acquisiton of Bank of East Asia’a 80% ownership interest with 13 branches in new York and California as well as a Chicago branch for … Continue reading

May 10, 2012

China’s Banks 2012 lending targets | China Review & Insight

When early last month, China banks reported a 25% Y/Y slowdown to CnY 750 bln or $125 bln it was now so slow if including the Year of the Dragon … Continue reading

March 3, 2012

The Global agenda for 2012 – Part A; The Best of the Best we saw

With festive spirits downed on the weekend, it is time to turn over a new page here..A word in writing before we start for the chariot to the center of … Continue reading

October 23, 2011 · 1 Comment

European Sovereign Debt Crisis: Holding the world together with superglue

It’s an absurd notion but somehow.. Market volatility has come down since the middle of September, however the new stress tests and the bank results show up  with markets almost … Continue reading

October 21, 2011 · 2 Comments

China's big banks are not reason for a downgrade | Advantage China

The Macroeconomic certification for China An above 6% inflation rate continued in August, with Services PMI scraping the neutral line at 50.6 in the HSBC MarkIt survey while the overall … Continue reading

September 8, 2011

China crisis highlights: CBRC crackdown on ‘urbanization’ credit |

FT reports a new map from the credit boom of 2009: On Sunday, China’s governing State Council ordered local governments to overhaul these vehicles and instructed banks to restrict lending … Continue reading

June 14, 2010 · 3 Comments

China crisis highlights: AgBank of China gets into listing mode | Advantage zyaada

Fueled by the $1.5 T in loans in 2009, China’s Banks, led by its own Big 4 are out to raise $100bn from the world’s fastest drying markets, the primary … Continue reading

June 14, 2010 · 2 Comments