[SHANGHAI] For years, a branch of a mid-sized Chinese bank outshone rivals by reporting zero bad loans at a time others were struggling with rising soured debt.

RISING interest rates and healthy loan growth should boost local bank profits this year, even as concerns linger about their exposure to the troubled oil and gas sector, analysts said.

[NEW YORK] A provision in the new tax law, intended to prevent American companies from shifting profits abroad to benefit from a lower overseas rate, might also hit the largest foreign banks with...

[MOSCOW] Russian households retained faith in the country's largest banks in November, while companies withdrew funds from banks rescued by the central bank, according to an analysis of the...

-BASEL] The world's central banks recently signed off on the Basel III rules for bank capital. The new system, years in the making, is a step forward: It will make banks stronger and safer. But...

THE broad-based upturn in economic growth and improved solvency will underpin bank creditworthiness in the coming year but profitability will stay subdued, Moody's Investors Service said in a...

THE Federal Reserve's new regulatory chief said on Friday that efficiency would be a focus as the US central bank rethinks rules adopted in the wake of the 2007-2009 financial crisis, and would...

[LONDON]Britain's financial services industry paid a record 72.1 billion pounds ($96.2 billion) in tax during the past fiscal year, PwC said in a report that piles pressure on the government to...

UK politicians are fighting to get a deal early next year that will ease businesses' panic about Brexit. For some industries, it's probably too late...

[FRANKFURT] About 20 banks have signed up to Deutsche Boerse's profit-sharing scheme on interest rate swaps at its clearing business, the company said on Monday...