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Bank of China Ltd (3988.HK)

3988.HK on Hong Kong Stock

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21 Jul 2017
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Bank of China to pay FY 2016 annual div on July 14
Thursday, 6 Jul 2017 11:22pm EDT 

July 7(Reuters) - Bank of China Co Ltd <601988.SS> ::* Says it will pay FY 2016 dividend to shareholders of record on July 13.* The company's shares will be traded ex-right and ex-dividend on July 14 and the dividend will be paid on July 14.  Full Article

Nasdaq Dubai says DFSA delists Bank of China's Abu Dhabi branch notes
Monday, 3 Jul 2017 01:52am EDT 

July 3 (Reuters) - Nasdaq Dubai::Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) announces delisting of Bank Of China Limited, Abu Dhabi branch, notes due 2017 following complete and final redemption.  Full Article

Bank of China says Xu Luode resigned as executive vice president
Friday, 16 Jun 2017 04:50am EDT 

June 16 (Reuters) - Bank Of China Ltd <3988.HK>:Xu Luode resigned as executive vice president of bank.  Full Article

Banks secure financing for 1.15 bln stg 'Cheesegrater' building deal
Thursday, 8 Jun 2017 04:43am EDT 

June 8 (Reuters) - ING Groep NV::Bank Of China, HSBC and ING secure finance for C C Land's 1.15 billion stg acquisition of the Leadenhall Building from British Land and Oxford Properties.  Full Article

Moody's affirms 3 chinese banks, 2 leasing companies
Wednesday, 24 May 2017 06:00am EDT 

May 24 (Reuters) - 1288.Hk <1288.HK>-:Moody's affirms 3 chinese banks, 2 leasing companies, downgrades 1 bank, 3 policy banks, 1 leasing co, and puts 1 bank and 2 leasing cos on review for downgrade.Moody's says downgraded agricultural bank of china long-term deposit rating to a2 from a1 & put bocom's a2 long-term, p-1 short-term deposit ratings on review for downgrade.Moody's - affirmed a1 long-term deposit ratings of bank of china limited,china construction bank corporation, industrial and commercial bank of china.Moody's on chinese banks - downgrade of the three policy banks is mainly driven by their very close linkages with the sovereign's credit quality.Moody's says downgraded long-term issuer ratings and/or senior unsecured debt ratings of three chinese policy banks to a1 from aa3.  Full Article

Bank of China announces Q1 financial results
Friday, 28 Apr 2017 05:01am EDT 

April 28 (Reuters) - Bank Of China Ltd <3988.HK><601988.SS>:Says Q1 net interest margin at 1.80 percent versus 1.83 percent at end-December.Says Q1 NPL ratio at 1.45 percent versus 1.46 percent at end-December.Says Q1 net profit 46.65 billion yuan ($6.76 billion).Says Q1 common equity tier 1 capital adequacy ratio at 11.16 percent versus 11.37 percent at end-december.  Full Article

Bank of China acquires shares of 15 village banks held by China Development Bank
Thursday, 27 Apr 2017 06:37am EDT 

April 27 (Reuters) - 3988.Hk <3988.HK>:Entered into the share transfer agreement with China Development Bank Co., Ltd.Consideration payable by the bank to china development bank for the acquisition is approximately RMB978 million.Acquisition of shares of 15 village banks held by China Development Bank which were publicly offered at Beijing Financial Assets Exchange.  Full Article

Bank of China to pay annual cash div as 0.168 yuan/share for FY 2016
Monday, 3 Apr 2017 07:30am EDT 

Bank of China Ltd <601988.SS> :Says it plans to pay annual cash dividend as 0.168 yuan(pre-tax)/share as FY 2016 div payment.  Full Article

Bank of China says FY net profit RMB 164.58 bln
Friday, 31 Mar 2017 04:47am EDT 

Bank Of China Ltd <601988.SS> : fy net profit rmb 164,578 million versus rmb 170,845 million a year ago . in 2016, group achieved a net interest income of rmb306.048 billion, a decrease of rmb22.602 billion or 6.88% . as at dec 31, capital adequacy ratio was 14.28 percent versus 14.06 percent a year ago . in 2016, group's net interest margin was 1.83%, a decrease of 29 basis points compared with prior year . as at dec 31, npl ratio was 1.46 percent versus 1.43 percent a year ago . board of directors has recommended a final dividend on ordinary shares for 2016 of rmb0.168 per share (before tax) . Bank of china ltd - domestic and international economic situation will remain complicated in 2017 . china's economy is in a critical transition period, shifting from old to new growth drivers and experiencing structural challenges. . "bank will endeavour to achieve stable and moderate credit growth and rmb loan of its domestic operations is expected to increase by 10% in 2017." . "bank will also maintain deposit business as a core business, in a bid to provide stable sources of funding for development of its asset business." ."bank will seek progress in mitigation of npas while maintaining stable asset quality".  Full Article

BOC Hong Kong announces completion of disposal of interests in Chiyu Bank
Friday, 24 Mar 2017 04:45am EDT 

BOC Hong Kong <2388.HK> : Joint Announcement - completion of the disposal of interests in Chiyu Bank . Upon completion of proposed disposal, Chiyu Bank will cease to be a subsidiary of each of Bank Of China, BOCHK (Holdings) and BOCHK .To facilitate smooth transition, transitional services deal entered into between BOCHK, Chiyu Bank and XIL on 22 Dec 2016 will take effect from completion date.  Full Article

Fitch Rates Bank of China Hong Kong Branch's USD Notes Final 'A'

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) TAIPEI/HONG KONG, July 10 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has assigned final 'A' ratings to Bank of China Ltd. (BOC, A/Stable) Hong Kong branch's USD550 million floating-rate senior unsecured notes due 2019 and USD500 million floating-rate senior unsecured notes due 2022 to be issued under its USD30 billion medium-term note (MTN) programme. The notes will be listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and the proceeds will be used for general corporat