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China’s state banks close branches as coronavirus spreads

China’s state banks close branches as coronavirus spreads

February 14, 2020
By ELLIOT WILSON

As the death toll rises, China’s big state lenders are being forced to shutter branches and Beijing has reacted by disbursing loans to afflicted companies – but the sector is also hit by slowing credit growth and a sharp rise in NPLs.

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Capital markets: How to enter China

Capital markets: How to enter China

January 15, 2020

Foreign banks hoping to break into China’s capital markets will have their chance at the end of 2020, but muscling in on primary capital markets could prove expensive and risky.

Asia unprepared for end of Libor

Asia unprepared for end of Libor

January 15, 2020

How much work have Asian banks put in to get ready for the end of Libor on December 31, 2021? Senior bankers admit that not much progress has been made.

Mongolia: SMEs take centre stage

Mongolia: SMEs take centre stage

January 15, 2020

For too long, Mongolia has depended heavily on the resources sector, but banks such as TransBank are making an important push to lend to small and medium-sized enterprises.