Lending & Credit

26 Aug 20
The bank extended $1.36b in green loans in eight deals from January-August.
13 Jul 20
It is available to buyers with a minimum loan size of $720,000 (S$1m).
24 Jan 12
The Philippines’ financial system isn’t as immune to the worsening Eurozone debt crisis as it thinks it is.
24 Jan 12
VietinBank and Vinacomin have signed a credit contract worth $100 million to finance Nhan Co aluminum factory.
18 Jan 12
Seven international banks aided to arrange the deal.
18 Jan 12
The lenders exposure to the MFI sector has a significant amount for micro lenders serving small borrowers.
14 Jan 12
This year, ICBC will continue the launch of direct finance service to support economic restructuring and upgrade, the Bank announced.
14 Jan 12
ICBC will aggressively extend the "Small Convenient Loan", credit loans to small and micro enterprises, in areas in China where a lot...
13 Jan 12
After lying low for several months, several banks, especially smaller ones, appear to be again breaching the 14 per cent cap.
12 Jan 12
Maybank is offering a six-month moratorium for flood victims till June 30, 2012.
11 Jan 12
The Bankers' Association of the Philippines (BAP) believes demand for loans will grow by 15% to 20% this year because of the country’s...
11 Jan 12
Macao's loans to local private sector decreased by 0.3 percent month-to-month in November to US%20.57 billion.
11 Jan 12
The People’s Bank of China will suspend sales of its three-month bills ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday on Jan.
8 Jan 12
The State Bank of Vietnam has issued a decision to amend the chartered capital of VietinBank-CTG’s Financial Leasing one-member Ltd Co....
6 Jan 12
Indonesia's commercial banks were told to cut interest rates on loans to less than 10 percent to fuel economic growth.
4 Jan 12
Local government debts in China are being reclassified as general corporate loans to ease banks’ provisioning requirements for potential...
3 Jan 12
The lender also plans to buy an investment bank in Asia.
1 Jan 12
Myanmar reduced bank loan interest rate from 12 percent to 10 percent to encourage private entrepreneurs to carry out business undertakings....
25 Dec 11
BIDV lowered interest rates for exporters, agricultural producers and small companies by 0.5 percentage points starting December 19.
25 Dec 11
The amount of money borrowed by self-employed entrepreneurs in South Korea accounted for 33.9 percent of all loans taken out by SMEs.
18 Dec 11
Bank loans in South Korea taken out by self-employed business owners reached a record high in November.
12 Dec 11
Domestic loans to local private sector in Macao is up 0.1 percent in October.
2 Dec 11
BIDV will provide a package of preferential loans worth VND5 trillion or US$240 million to boost exports in select sectors.
2 Dec 11
Techcombank will use a long-term loan from the German Investment and Development Company to assist small and medium-sized businesses in Vietnam...
2 Dec 11
A "new neutral" policy interest rate for the Bank of Korea is required by the new normal world.
1 Dec 11
Singapore dollar lending in October grew a modest 0.3 percent to 406.5 billion Singapore dollars only.
30 Nov 11
ABBank aims to keep its bad debts ratio below 3% until the end 2011.
30 Nov 11
According to Bloomberg, Vietnam’s two-year government bonds snapped a three-day rally.
27 Nov 11
Korean lenders will increase their loan-loss reserves by more than 20 percent to cope with a potential global financial crisis.
21 Nov 11
The central bank warns of a sudden spike in global risk aversion that can hurt the Singapore banking system.
18 Nov 11
Morgan Stanley plans to set up a brokerage business in Indonesia in the middle of next year to capitalize on its accelerating economy.
18 Nov 11
And worse, loans to property developers are doomed to sour as sales slow.
17 Nov 11
OCBC Overseas Property Financing-Australia is also a ringgit-based loan.
17 Nov 11
Eight lenders will contribute to the five-year bullet facility, according to Bloomberg.
14 Nov 11
South Korean banks rushed to secure long-term foreign currency loans to prepare for a possible crisis.
12 Nov 11
The ratio of non-performing loans by Chinese banks at the end of September fell 0.6 percentage points to 1.84 percent  less than the end of...
12 Nov 11
The Chinese government may put up a monitoring system for private lending activities.
12 Nov 11
Indonesian banks were asked to decrease their interest rate in order to help spur economic growth.
11 Nov 11
Vietcombank attributed its high bad debt ratio to its international auditing standards in evaluating bad debts.
9 Nov 11
Bank Himpunan Saudara will issue two series of bonds worth Rp 200 billion or $22.6 million to help finance its loans expansion.