[SHANGHAI] To see how little investors love China's small banks, look no further than the nation's largest online auction site.

[SHANGHAI] China's biggest banks responded to government demands to help spur a slowing economy. The cost of their efforts has been disappointing profits and shrinking loan margins.

INDUSTRIAL and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) , the world's largest commercial bank, posted a 4.7 per cent rise in first-half net profit largely on growth in fee and commission income.

[BEIJING] China's central bank said on Saturday it will improve the mechanism used to establish the loan prime rate (LPR) in a move to further lower real interest rates for loans in a market-based...

JACK Ma's online bank is leading a quiet revolution in the way China lends to small businesses, taking aim at a credit bottleneck that has held back Asia's largest economy for decades. Using real-...

[TOKYO] Two months after China shocked investors with the first government seizure of a bank in two decades, market confidence in the nation's smaller lenders has yet to fully recover.

THE amount of non-performing loans (NPLs) at China's commercial banks rose to 2.16 trillion yuan (S$431.44 billion) at the end of March, the highest since the end of 2003, official data showed on...

CHINA'S largest lenders posted increases in first-quarter profit and higher interest income as authorities encouraged fresh lending to support the economy.