Chinese banks’ big tech threat

Investors have doubts about Chinese banks’ ability to withstand the competition in a market where tech companies have a solid grip, writes Brian Caplen. Statistics about Chinese banks are always impressive. In The Banker’s Top 1000 World Banks ranking for 2018, China’s banks hold the top four slots globally in terms of Tier 1 capital. They have the highest profits and the … http://bit.ly/2DAGkix

Mapping progress along the Belt and Road

At $1000bn, China’s Belt and Road Initiative is arguably the largest overseas investment drive ever launched by a single country. How are BRI projects across Asia and Europe progressing after a big spurt in activity following the maiden announcement of 2013? By Stefania Palma. In this special report, Building the Belt and Road, we look at how China’s Belt and Road Initiative … http://bit.ly/2IzoniN

Top 300 Asia-Pacific Banks ranking: China dominates, India and Indonesia show growth

China’s lenders have the largest slice of the Top 300 Asia-Pacific Banks ranking, while privately owned Indian banks and south-east Asian lenders show impressive Tier 1 capital growth and profitability. Stefania Palma reports. The performance of China’s lenders in The Banker’s Top 300 Asia-Pacific Banks ranking by Tier 1 capital is a clear testament to their incredible rise. … http://bit.ly/2EzcAT5

Boom time for Chinese banking brands

The US is losing out to China in the fight to establish lucrative, stable brands. China’s top banking brands have had another stellar year, adding more than 20% to the country’s aggregate valuation in The Banker’s Top 500 Banking Brands 2018 ranking. Three out of the top five banks are Chinese: Industrial and Commercial Bank of China has maintained its position as the most … http://bit.ly/2nv9CWc