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US "Too Big To Fail" Banks Top $1 Trillion - What Happens Next?

For the first time ever, the market cap of America's "Big Four" banks topped $1 trillion having surged 30% since Donald Trump was elected president. While to some this is cause for celebration, we note t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 21st, 2017

Global stocks, bonds cheer bumper ECB cash handout

LONDON (Reuters) - Euro zone stocks and bonds rallied on Thursday as banks snapped up almost quarter of a trillion euros of interest-free European Central Bank cash in what the ECB hopes will be the last outing for one of its main crisis-fighting tools......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 23rd, 2017

Indian banks" stressed loans rise to Rs 9.64 trillion as of December 2016

By end-September, the banks' total stressed loans were 8.97 trillion rupees.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 17th, 2017

As Default Probabilities Rise, Which U.S. Banks Are Most Likely To Fail?

As Default Probabilities Rise, Which U.S. Banks Are Most Likely To Fail?.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaMar 16th, 2017

Western banks fail to regain ground in Asia

Foreign competitors attracted smaller share of investment banking last year.....»»

Category: topSource: ftMar 14th, 2017

China"s bad loans mount to $220 bn due to infrastructure overdrive: Report

Bad loans by commercial banks totalled 1.5 trillion yuan ($220 billion) at the end of last year.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 25th, 2017

Banks set for low growth despite ‘Trump trade’

Hopes for double-digit return on equity at top 12 institutions fail to materialise.....»»

Category: topSource: ftFeb 23rd, 2017

Banks may be history unless they evolve into new-age digital ones: RBI

A funding gap of $2.1-2.6 trillion exists for all formal & informal MSMEs in emerging markets.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 20th, 2017

S&P 500 tops $20 trillion as Wall Street eyes Trump tax cuts

The S&P has surged 9 percent since Trump's Nov. 8 election, boosted by expectations he would lower corporate taxes, ease regulations governing banks and increase infrastructure spending. "Investors are willing to say the prospects for growth are.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooFeb 13th, 2017

Debt-recast plans fail to stem NPAs

Some banks have started counting the exposure of companies under SDR as non-performing assets.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 22nd, 2017

Bank deposits up 0.64% in Jan 6 fortnight

Banks witnessed surge in deposits scrapping of old high value notes worth Rs 20.15 trillion.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 19th, 2017

China Central Bank Injects A Record 1.035 Trillion In Bank Liquidity This Week

Heading into the Chinese Lunar New Year, local banks are suddenly starved for liquidity like never before. On Tuesday China’s benchmark money-market rate jumped the most in two years, with unp.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 18th, 2017

Binge Bankers: 6 Men Who Built "Too Big To Fail" Banks

Binge Bankers: 6 Men Who Built "Too Big To Fail" Banks.....»»

Category: realestateSource: forbesDec 23rd, 2016

Feds nix New York Community Bank"s merger with Astoria Financial

Evidently the feds really don't want any more too-big-to-fail banks. Late Tuesday, New York Community Bank and Astoria Financial pulled the plug on a merger that would have created a bank with $64... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 21st, 2016

Pain before gain for Indian banks after Modi"s cash gamble

India's shock move to abolish high-value banknotes was expected to deliver a windfall to lenders, and banks have indeed seen coffers swell after people deposited 12.4 trillion rupees($183 billion) in cash into the system......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 18th, 2016

Pain before gain for Indian banks after Modi"s cash gamble

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's shock move to abolish high-value banknotes was expected to deliver a windfall to lenders, and banks have indeed seen coffers swell after people deposited 12.4 trillion rupees($183 billion) in cash into the system......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 18th, 2016

Goldman Sachs to settle U.S. rate-rigging lawsuit for $56.5 million

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc has agreed to pay $56.5 million to resolve a U.S. class action lawsuit accusing it and other banks of rigging an interest rate benchmark used in the $553 trillion derivatives market......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 16th, 2016

Wells Fargo Faces Sanctions After Failing ‘Living Wills’ Test

Wells Fargo was one of five banks to fail the assessment Wells Fargo would damage financial markets if it were pushed to bankruptcy, U.S. regulators said on Tuesday as they imposed restrictions on the bank’s business after a second review under.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 13th, 2016

Shrinking FX market could pose stability risk: BIS

LONDON (Reuters) - Hedge funds and speculative investors have pulled back from the $5 trillion a day global currency market and less risk-taking by banks as well as reduced trading on multi-player platforms is a risk to future financial stability, the Ban.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 11th, 2016

WSJ on "China’s Banks Are Hiding More Than $2 Trillion in Loans"

As if loan growth in China is not fast enough there are rising amounts of hidden loans adding to it Banks are calling some lending an investment receivable on their balance sheet Doing so allows 160 banks to set aside little or nothing for potential losse.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqDec 8th, 2016

China’s Credit Binge Has Driven Its Banks to Hide $2 Trillion in Loans

A slowdown in China's rising property market could quickly overwhelm the lenders. China’s banks are masking loans as investments through an accounting trick to the tune of $2 trillion, or about 20% of their existing loan portfolio, according to .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 8th, 2016