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Ireland’s EU54 Billion Gamble on Banks, Property Nears Approval

Dara Doyle and Ian Guider Bloomberg News 12.11.2009
Hypo Real Estate Bank seeing improvements

German state-owned bank Hypo Real Estate today posted a net loss of €574m in the third quarter of 2009, a strong improvement from its loss of €3 billion the same time last year.

Ireland’s EU54 Billion Gamble on Banks, Property Nears Approval

Nov. 12 (Bloomberg) -- The biggest financial gamble in modern Irish history is about to exit the realms of theory and enter the real world.

Barclays bank bosses consider defying bonus crackdown and giving employees pay rises

Barclays bank bosses admitted yesterday they were considering ways of dodging a global crackdown on bonuses.

Bank of Ireland set for state ownership

HAVING lost €979m in the first half of the year after writing off bad debts of €1.8bn, it is hard to resist the conclusion that Bank of Ireland is resigned to falling into majority state ownership.

China Bank Regulator Said to Plan Study of Developers (Update3)

Nov. 3 (Bloomberg) -- China’s banking regulator plans to review debt levels at some real-estate developers on concern the companies’ borrowings are fueling excessive gains in property prices, a person familiar with the matter said.

Lloyds considering handing land bank to house builders

Lloyds is talking to a number of house builders about plans to hand over much of its land bank as it seeks to reduce its holdings without taking another massive hit on valuations.

Hypo Real Estate nationalization completed

Associated Press 06.10.2009
Hypo Real Estate nationalization completed

The German government completed its nationalization of troubled lender Hypo Real Estate Holding AG on Monday, squeezing out the bank's remaining shareholders after a turbulent meeting.

Thailand's domestic interest rates expected to begin rising, says banker

BANGKOK, Sept 25 (TNA) – Thailand’ domestic interest rates are likely to start edging up since the government plans to issue bonds to raise funds of around Bt300 billion early next year, according to a top banker.

Macquarie signs top banker in hunt for talent

The bank secured a star yesterday when veteran banker Kalpana Desai agreed to shift from Merrill Lynch to become the deputy of Macquarie Capital, the investment banking division, in Hong Kong.

Ex-Barclays director to head up Nationwide dealings with Nama

IRISH NATIONWIDE has appointed Valerie Mulhall, a former director at Barclays Bank Ireland, as the executive responsible for liaising with Nama on the purchase of the building society’s soured development loans.

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