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Chinese banks slow lending

Chinese banks slow lending

Mainland banks have long been known for their penchant to commit chunky amounts to loans, either as participants or as book runners, but that is changing, say loans bankers in the region.

Nepal's licence to bank

Nepal's licence to bank

By ERIC ELLIS

The country has a tiny economy, yet there are almost 250 active financial institutions.

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India rides the risks, with elections looming

India rides the risks, with elections looming

By JEREMY WELTMAN

The country is defying global uncertainty and market turmoil in the lead-up to elections in 2019, with the country in a stronger position now to withstand the prospect of BJP falling.

Shahril takes charge of Khazanah

Shahril takes charge of Khazanah

By CHRIS WRIGHT

The choice of Malaysia's Employees Provident Fund as the next head of the country's sovereign wealth fund is intriguing for both institutions

Broken China should scare LatAm

Broken China should scare LatAm

By ROB DWYER

Any slowdown in the economy of the country that consumes so much local output will bring short-term pain and should be a long-term warning.

China’s banks to face new NPL hit

China’s banks to face new NPL hit

By CHRIS WRIGHT

A new rule change will require Chinese banks to recognize more loans as impaired, but while big lenders will sail through, there’s trouble at the smaller end of town.