Tag: Commercial Banking
7 months ago
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Pressure Is Building in China’s Financial Plumbing

Signs of indigestion in China’s money markets are an ominous sign—particularly given shadow-bank troubles and enormou...

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8 months ago
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Despite Israel-Hamas War, It’s (Nearly) Business as Usual at Saudi Investment Forum

JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs and Blackstone bosses were there, a sign of the pull the kingdom and Mohammed bin Salman have...

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8 months ago
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BOQ CEO Says Tough Market, Not Leadership Changes, Weighed on Earnings

The Australian regional bank on Wednesday reported fiscal 2023 cash earnings

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9 months ago
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Stock Market Today: Indexes Finish Lower, Oil Prices Decline Again

Stocks pulled back , while Treasury yields steadied after a volatile stretch. Investors are watching for data Friday ...

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9 months ago
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Billions of Dollars in Loans to Board Members Draw Spotlight to Gulf Banks

As the U.A.E. extends its financial reach, a corporate-governance issue has emerged

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9 months ago
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Higher Rates Are Supercharging Japan’s Banks

After years of low margins, a quiet sea change is under way

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11 months ago
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Australian Consumer Confidence Fell Despite RBA Holding Rates

Australian consumer confidence slipped again last week even as the country’s central bank’s decision to hold interest...

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about 1 year ago
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Stocks Fall as Fed Day Looms

Investors look ahead to Wednesday’s rate decision from the Federal Reserve

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about 1 year ago
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Rakuten Bank’s Explosive Market Debut Is Justified

Shares of Japan’s largest internet bank jump nearly 40% following its IPO

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about 1 year ago
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After Credit Suisse, Chinese Banks Aren’t a Great Safe Harbor

Chinese banks will likely avoid the troubles of their global peers, but they are cheap for good reason

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about 1 year ago
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Deutsche Bank Selloff Focuses Attention on Credit-Default Swap Market

The cost of insuring the German bank’s debt against default surged last week

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about 1 year ago
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Eurozone Banks Cut Lending Even Before Latest Financial Turmoil

Decline in bank lending could deepen as financial institutions move to retain deposits, strengthening effect of ECB r...

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about 1 year ago
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Deutsche Bank Stock Tumbles on Contagion Fears

Concern over Germany’s leading lender emerges days after Credit Suisse was forced into a takeover

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about 1 year ago
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Banking Strains, Inflation Threaten Global Economic Rebound

A strong services sector is supporting activity around the world, but that strength also fuels inflation

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about 1 year ago
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Credit Suisse Write-Off Upends European Bank Capital Bonds

Holders of riskier bonds got nothing while shareholders will receive a payout in UBS shares

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about 1 year ago
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Credit Suisse Collapse Burns Saudi Investors

Some of kingdom’s officials harbored doubts about a $1.5 billion investment in bank before crown prince signed off

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about 1 year ago
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China’s M&A Star Told His Employees to Be Bold—Then He Disappeared

Beijing’s detention of tech rainmaker Fan Bao rattles an industry that thought the crackdown was over

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over 1 year ago
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ECB Defies Mounting Banking Strains With Half-Point Rate Rise

Decision shows central bank still sees tackling inflation as its priority

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over 1 year ago
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The SVB Tremors Will Shake SoftBank

The lender’s collapse could force a reckoning on valuations of unlisted startups—of which SoftBank is a major backer

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over 1 year ago
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Getting Money Out of SVB Was Hard—For Chinese Customers, It Was Harder

International transfers from the U.S. bank are slowly resuming, but many Chinese tech companies and venture firms are...

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over 1 year ago
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SVB Bust Won’t Go Big in Japan—Probably

SVB was tripped up by investments in Treasurys and government-backed debt; Japanese financial institutions have long ...

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over 1 year ago
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Behind Fan Bao’s Detention—a Suspected Quid Pro Quo

Financier has been questioned about former senior executive at his investment bank

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over 1 year ago
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Japan’s Banks Get a Shot in the Arm

A tweak to Japan’s “yield curve control” interest-rate policy has lit a fire under the country’s financial stocks.

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over 1 year ago
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Hong Kong Touts Its Reopening to Wall Street Despite Covid Controversies, Typhoon

The city’s financial summit drew executives from Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, among others, but featured little ...

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over 1 year ago
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What Saudi Arabia’s Biggest Bank Wants With Credit Suisse

Saudi National Bank intends to bring the Swiss lender deeper into the kingdom’s financial markets after cinching a de...

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over 1 year ago
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Credit Suisse Might Have Hit Rock Bottom

The embattled bank’s recovery plan was bolder than expected, potentially marking a line in the sand for long-sufferin...

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over 1 year ago
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Rising Rates Are Banks’ Frenemies

HSBC and UBS are earning more interest income but a tighter monetary policy is also testing their different business ...

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over 1 year ago
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Credit Suisse Has No Time to Lose

The bank risks getting caught in a doom loop as worries flood into a strategic vacuum while investors wait for a new ...

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over 1 year ago
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Credit Suisse Needs the Deal of the Decade

The bank’s deal-makers can prove their worth by finding a creative way to avoid raising capital with a rock-bottom st...

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over 2 years ago
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Why China’s Banks Won’t Come to Russia’s Rescue

On paper, China’s banks and its homegrown payments system could offer Russia respite from crippling Western sanctions...

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over 2 years ago
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Some Russian Bond Trading Defrosts as Investors Hunt for Deals

Secondary-market trading of Russian debt could help pensions and asset managers shed investments from the country.

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over 2 years ago
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Barclays Profit Falls on Slowdown in Investment Banking

The London-based bank said its net profit shrank in the fourth quarter as trading and deal making in its investment b...

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over 2 years ago
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HSBC Faces Crucial Test From Rising Rates

Cost control in the face of rising revenues is a key proof point of a successful turnaround of the Asia-focused bank.

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over 2 years ago
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JPMorgan to Add Ukraine Bonds to Debt Index Despite War Threat

Hundreds of millions of dollars from foreign investors are likely to flow into Ukrainian bonds next month despite the...

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over 2 years ago
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More Unwelcome Surprises at Credit Suisse

After a profit warning only last month, Credit Suisse’s full-year results should have been boring. Instead, the belea...

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over 2 years ago
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BNP Paribas Wants to Be Europe’s Global Investment Bank

France’s top lender filled out its equities business last year in a bid to become a European bank with a wider reach.

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over 2 years ago
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UBS Is Well Prepared for Its American Adventure

European banks have a checkered history of trying to crack the American market, but the Swiss wealth manager is bette...

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over 2 years ago
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Elliott Management to Sell Stake in Hong Kong Bank, Ending Activist Campaign

Bank of East Asia Ltd. said it has agreed to buy all the shares held by U.S. activist hedge fund Elliott Management C...

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over 2 years ago
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Deutsche Bank Is Betting on a Big Year

The recovering German lender will need to deliver a step up in performance to meet the targets it has set for the con...

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