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Kelvin Soh

Slowing savings growth weighs on Chinese bank earnings

Apr 26 2013

HONG KONG Weak deposit growth weighed on China's banks in the first quarter, forcing lenders including the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd to pay more for savers' money and eating into their margins.

Japan defends stimulus, yen policy under fire

Jan 26 2013

DAVOS, Switzerland Japan's economy minister rejected criticism on Saturday that his country's extraordinary fiscal and monetary stimulus program was aimed at weakening the yen and undermined central bank independence.

Japan defends stimulus, yen policy under fire

Jan 26 2013

DAVOS, Switzerland Japan's economy minister rejected criticism on Saturday that his country's extraordinary fiscal and monetary stimulus programme was aimed at weakening the yen and undermined central bank independence.

Japan defends stimulus, yen policy under fire

Jan 26 2013

DAVOS, Switzerland Japan's economy minister rejected criticism on Saturday that his country's extraordinary fiscal and monetary stimulus programme was aimed at weakening the yen and undermined central bank independence.

At Davos, bankers close in on Africa

Jan 26 2013

DAVOS, Switzerland Move over, China. The market that has got bankers attending the World Economic Forum at Davos this year excited is Africa.

At Davos, bankers close in on Africa

Jan 25 2013

DAVOS, Switzerland Move over, China. The market that has got bankers attending the World Economic Forum at Davos this year excited is Africa.

At Davos, bankers close in on Africa

Jan 25 2013

DAVOS, Switzerland Move over, China. The market that has got bankers attending the World Economic Forum at Davos this year excited is Africa.

At Davos, bankers close in on Africa

Jan 25 2013

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 25 Move over, China. The market that has got bankers attending the World Economic Forum at Davos this year excited is Africa.

Japanese executives at Davos bemoan strong yen, China ties

Jan 24 2013

DAVOS, Switzerland Japan's central bank needs to allow the yen to depreciate further, instead of waiting for cues from other major economies before moving, Japanese executives from companies hit by a rising local currency said on Thursday.

Analysis - Too big to fail? China's wealth management products stir debate

Dec 19 2012

HONG KONG The default of a Chinese investment plan has handed Beijing a tough choice: bail out investors and endorse moral hazard or let it fail and risk unnerving those who hold at least $1 trillion in so-called wealth management products.

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