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26 Jul 10
Commonwealth retaliated with claim that NAB performed dismally and foregone opportunity when mortgage market boomed.
22 Jul 10
$850mln of five-year bonds SBI sold in October dropped to lowest in at least a month.
21 Jul 10
Improving business and consumer confidence in economy helped lender meet its Q1 forecast.
20 Jul 10
Public Fund Oversight Committee seen to outline a strategy after postponement due to European debt crisis.
20 Jul 10
StanChart's will offer advice to AgriBank on conducting business on its home market after investing $500mln.
20 Jul 10
Lone Star's sale could be delayed due to its inability to attract bidders behind global uncertainties.
19 Jul 10
Lender expects $289mln FY11 net profit driven by credit growth from large and mid-corporate sector.
19 Jul 10
CIMB Group will issue 134 million shares to Khazanah Nasional to acquire CIMB Niaga stakes.
16 Jul 10
Vows to bring group back into shape as cost-to-income ratio rose to 54% last year.
13 Jul 10
Governor Perng alarmed at speculative investors who bought 200 houses using money from bank loans.
8 Jul 10
With years of experience in the private sector, the Kasikornbank president is eyed as the next Bank of Thailand governor.
8 Jul 10
ANZ leaves Nomura and MBK Partners as bidders due to tension between North and South Koreas.
5 Jul 10
NAB’s takeover of $284mln AXA APH assets still needs nod from NZ's Commerce Commission.
5 Jul 10
Lender seeks 1.1-to-10 rights issue as analysts fear fund raising could put pressure on weak market.
1 Jul 10
Fitch's affirmation of DBS and OCBC's stability status reflects the banks' strong credit profiles.
28 Jun 10
Euh Yoon Dae vowed to quit post if he could not improve group’s stock value.
8 Jun 10
Agency expects no immediate change in ratings as lenders' profitability expected to remain weak in FY2011.
7 Jun 10
Source said Australian lender leaves Banco Santander in race due to concerns on market conditions.
2 Jun 10
Subscriptions for $5.9bln issue beginning on Wednesday is part of fundraising wave by Chinese banks.
1 Jun 10
Upgrades Individual Rating from C to B/C due to improved balance sheet position and earnings.
1 Jun 10
Source said lenders topped rival BBVA as the latter failed to provide better offer.
26 May 10
Country's securities regulator approved Bank of China bonds offering while it will review BoComm's proposal Friday.
20 May 10
Lender launched plan of being in region's top 5 by 2014 and top 3 by 2020.
20 May 10
Kamco CEO said country needs a megabank capable of attracting stable funding in global financial markets.
20 May 10
Parties discuss move to sell assets to appease the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission.
14 May 10
IMF Australia to represent 500,000 Australians in accusing lenders of illegally charging US$4.5bln for minor violations.
14 May 10
Country’s cabinet gives nod to 4 biggest listed lenders to use securities market in replenishing capital.
13 May 10
Country's stable credit put on risks as KEB is being sold and Woori privatised.
10 May 10
But lender positive that business lending spurt can help drive profit up in next 6 months.
7 May 10
Three outside personnel search bodies to shortlist bets for interview May 20 and selection by mid-June.
6 May 10
Lender posted above-expected net profit but cautious on Europe credit crisis’ effect on Australian market.
4 May 10
AXA CEO lost interest in bid despite encouraging suggestions from US and Australian investors.
4 May 10
Lender upbeat on ‘solid’ 10-15% growth in 2010 after incurring flat total revenue in 1Q.
3 May 10
KB surpassed Woori as the largest Korean financial holding company by assets during the quarter.
3 May 10
Lending splurge prompted the ICBC to ask investment banks' proposals to raise $12 billion.
30 Apr 10
The market monitors progress of move as it may start bank reforms in South Korea.
29 Apr 10
Lender's conservative attitude towards provisioning key factor for OSK's 2.6% earnings growth forecast in 2010.
27 Apr 10
NAB seeks inclusion in $3.3bln RBS acquisition as it attempts to win its AXA bid.
27 Apr 10
Lender might follow its local peers in attempting to reduce capital ratios.  China Construction Bank Corp.
26 Apr 10
Lender posted $222.3mln net profit due to lending surge and strong growth in fee income.