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Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Bank, says the U.S. Federal Reserve has created a "phony recovery" and will reverse the taper.
Feb 14- Farmland values in the U.S. central and southern Plains held steady in the fourth quarter from the previous period, but the market tone is soft, and bankers expect weakness in the coming months, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City said on Friday.
Feb 14- Farmland values in the U.S. central and southern Plains held steady in the fourth quarter with the previous period, but the market tone is soft, and bankers expect weakness in the coming months, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City said on Friday.
Regulators have addressed many issues but "too big to fail" has actually gotten worse, says Michael Farr.
Jessica Ground, U.K. equities fund manager at Schroders, discusses U.K. banking regulations and says new regulations mean lenders have to change "radically" their business models.
Some banks will fail the European Central Bank's stress tests says Bill Winters, CEO of Renshaw Bay, adding that the ECB is very keen for them to be "credible".
ISTANBUL, Feb 14- Turkey's central bank is expected to keep its key interest rates on hold on Tuesday after a dramatic hike in a emergency policy meeting on Jan. 29 called to halt the sharp slide in the lira,.
KAZAKH PRESIDENT NAZARBAYEV TELLS CENTRAL BANK TO REDUCE SHARE OF NON-PERFORMING LOANS IN BANKING SECTOR TO 15 PCT BY 2015 AND 10 PCT BY 2016.
Even though Asia faces a slowdown in China and recession in India, Roger Nightingale, Economist and Strategist at RDN Associates, says Singapore banks will emerge unscathed.
Turbulence in emerging markets stemming from the Federal Reserve's decision to scale back its stimulus program will be short-lived, said Piyush Gupta, CEO of DBS, Southeast Asia's biggest bank.
Feb 14- Wells Fargo& Co, the largest U.S. mortgage lender, is tiptoeing back into subprime home loans again. The small steps from Wells Fargo could amount to a big change for the mortgage market.
*Yuan 0.02 pct firmer at 6.0625/ dlr. SHANGHAI, Feb 14- China's yuan edged higher against the dollar on Friday but remained comfortably within the past week's range, with traders reporting a match between supply and demand in the market. The People's Bank of China fixed the yuan 0.05 percent stronger on Friday at 6.1070.
Piyush Gupta, CEO of DBS, Southeast Asia's biggest bank, says inflows from the Fed's quantitative easing program into Asia were not as high as many believe.
Malpractice continues in the banking world and "bag eggs" remain, warned Bill Winters, former JPMorgan executive.
John Caparusso, Global Head of Banks at Standard Chartered says that household debt in Singapore is not a problem, and tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he likes DBS.
David Marshall, Senior Analyst, Asia-Pacific Financials at CreditSights, analyses DBS and OCBC's quarterly profits.
China's central bank published rules governing investment by wealth management products in bond markets. The Asia Squawk Box team discuss.
DBS Group Holdings posted a 6 percent increase in core quarterly profit, missing expectations as it took higher provisions for bad debt charges.
NEW YORK, Feb 13- A U.S. federal judge has chosen the law firm Scott+ Scott LLP to serve as interim lead counsel in a consolidated class action against many of the world's largest banks alleging manipulation of the roughly $5.3 trillion- a-day foreign exchange market.
CHICAGO, Feb 13- Farmland prices in the heart of the U.S. grain belt edged higher in the last quarter of 2013, countering some weakness in the prior quarter as farmers and investors absorbed a sharp drop in grain prices ahead of a record U.S. corn harvest, according to a quarterly report by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
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