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  • The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, or AIIB, which is expected to be established by the end of 2015, has raised concerns in Washington that it would compete with established international lenders such as the World Bank. Prime Minister Tony Abbott said he was having ongoing conservations with President Barak Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo...

  • BEIJING— The president of the Asian Development Bank says a proposed Chinese-led regional bank is a potential partner rather than a rival and the ADB is talking with Beijing to share its experience. Takehiko Nakao's comments came after Washington softened its opposition to the Chinese-proposed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and suggested it work...

  • China says new bank to complement existing institutions Saturday, 21 Mar 2015 | 8:59 AM ET

    BEIJING— China's finance minister said a proposed Chinese-led Asian regional bank that has raised concerns in Washington will complement rather than compete with established international lenders such as the World Bank, state media reported Saturday. Like other regional investment vehicles, such as the Asian Development Bank and the European Bank for...

  • Southeast Asia makes vital push in banking integration Saturday, 21 Mar 2015 | 6:27 AM ET

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia— Southeast Asian nations Saturday wrapped up a key agreement allowing qualified banks to operate freely in each other's countries in a push toward greater financial and economic integration. The regional banking integration framework is part of efforts to create an economic community by the end of the year, making the 10- member...

  • Germany, France, Italy to join Chinese-led Asian bank Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 8:14 AM ET

    BERLIN— Germany, France and Italy followed Britain on Tuesday in announcing that they plan to join a proposed Chinese-led Asian regional bank, swinging Europe's biggest economic powers behind a project that is viewed with concern in Washington. Twenty-one other governments including India, New Zealand and Thailand have said they want to join, but the U.S. and...

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- As the Senate Banking committee pushes ahead with its agenda, one target emerging on both sides of the political aisle is the New York Federal Reserve Bank and its role in the financial industry. The New York Fed has come under increased pressure from lawmakers who say the bank is too cozy with Wall Street, a charge that gained attention from...

  • New York Fed in crosshairs of Senate Banking committee Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 11:59 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, March 12- The Senate Banking Committee is zeroing in on the New York Federal Reserve Bank in its reform effort aimed at the U.S. central bank. The Alabama Republican has expressed interest in a plan by the outgoing Dallas Fed president that includes stripping the New York Fed of its permanent vote on policy and transferring Wall Street oversight from...

  • Stress test results: Which banks will make the grade?   Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 6:53 AM ET
    Stress test results: Which banks will make the grade?

    Gerard Cassidy, RBC Capital Markets, shares his thoughts on the implications of the Fed's stress test for banks and why he would buy a big bank stock versus a regional bank.

  • Euro will break below parity: Willis   Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Euro will break below parity: Willis

    Ben Willis, Princeton Securities Group, talks about the concern for US stock market investors, interest rates, and why to look at regional banks.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 28- The Federal Reserve is expected to signal it remains on track to begin raising interest rates later this year, as the central bank shows confidence that low inflation and rising risks from abroad have yet to derail the U.S. economic recovery. Fed Chair Janet Yellen faces growing skepticism that the central bank can tighten monetary policy by...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 9- The regional Federal Reserve banks turned over a record $98.7 billion in profits to the U.S. Treasury in 2014, essentially recycling the earnings the central bank gets from the $4 trillion in securities it accumulated through three rounds of quantitative easing. The figure tops the $79.6 billion that the Fed's 12 regional banks paid back to...

  • *Japan's FSA conducting stress tests- two sources. TOKYO, Dec 29- Japan's financial regulator is running stress tests to see if too much cash in the system is stifling smaller banks' ability to earn, unlike regulatory tests elsewhere that have been designed to see whether lenders had enough capital to cope with financial shocks. The action highlights one of the...

  • Dec 29- Japan's financial regulator has begun stress tests on regional banks to determine how much their earnings would suffer if long-term interest rates remain near record lows under the Bank of Japan's loose money policy, according to two people with direct knowledge of the process. Regional lenders have typically extended loans to smaller businesses,...

  • Energy sector lenders not facing 'bloodbath': CEO Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 9:52 AM ET
    A rig hand works the controls while changing out a drill pipe at a Knox Energy Inc. oil drilling site in Knox County, Ohio.

    Banks with loan exposure to energy firms face a much different scenario than they did during the 1980s oil price glut, said Cullen/Frost's CEO.

  • Banks charging businesses fees a 'bad idea': Pro Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 4:36 PM ET
    The headquarters of JP Morgan Chase on Park Avenue in New York.

    New bank fees for some business deposits are a really bad idea, Kroll Bond Rating Agency's Chris Whalen said.

  • PARIS, Dec 5- Credit Agricole Chairman Jean-Marie Sander was removed this week from the board of a set of mutually-owned regional banks, a spokesman said on Friday, an indication he has lost the support of a grouping that is its main shareholder. The regional mutual banks voted not to reappoint Sander as the deputy chairman of the Federation Nationale du Credit...

  • Regionals not spooked by lower oil   Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 4:14 PM ET
    Regionals not spooked by lower oil

    CNBC's Mary Thompson discusses the potential risks of a lower oil price to regional banks, and whether the banks are concerned.

  • Regional banks' oil concerns   Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 1:29 PM ET
    Regional bank's oil concerns

    Analysts think a prolonged decline in oil prices could hurt loan growth of regional banks, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • TOKYO, Nov 28- Japan's biggest banks have begun including their smaller regional peers in overseas project financing deals- a development pushed for by financial authorities keen for regional lenders to reduce their outsized dependence on government bond investments. Japan has more than 100 regional banks whose combined deposits account for about half...

  • OGAKI, Japan, Nov 7- While rival banks sit on their deposits, frustrating government efforts to reflate Japan's stagnant economy, regional banker Takashi Tsuchiya will write you a loan to close your business or end your marriage. The portly boss of Ogaki Kyoritsu Bank in the central Gifu prefecture, who deploys an infectious giggle as liberally as he disburses...