Chinese banks are alarmed by a rising number of defaults among jewelry manufacturers, prompting them to review new gold lending more carefully.
Asian shares traded mixed on Wednesday, as investors remain cautious over the latest global geopolitical developments in the wake of Paris terror attacks.
Asian equities were lackluster on Thursday, with weakening commodity prices and concerns over a slower-growing China pressurizing markets.
China's four biggest banks may be forced to raise up to $400B to meet new capital rules, which could pressure them to slow lending.
Asian shares retreated on Tuesday, as a fresh batch of Chinese data added to the uncertainty from a looming rate hike in the U.S.
Asian stocks outside China and Japan mostly retreated on Monday, following below-view trade figures released at the weekend from China.
While the US has been busy worrying about "too big to fail," China's largest banks have just been getting larger, says analyst Dick Bove.
Asian stocks put up a mixed performance on Thursday, as increasing odds of a U.S. interest-rate rise in December sapped risk appetite.
Asian stocks fell on Monday, as investors digested a private survey which showed China's manufacturing sector remaining in a tough spot.
Asian stocks mostly fell on Thursday, after the Fed signaled that a December rate hike was still on the table.
Asian stocks mostly extended their rally on Monday after another rate cut in China fueled risk appetite.
Asia diverged on Wednesday, with China stocks posting its worst one-day performance in five weeks. By contrast, Japan's Nikkei 225 jumped on the back of easing hopes.
Asian stocks traded mixed on Tuesday, with energy shares taking a hit as signs of weakness in China rekindled declines in oil prices.
Asian shares traded mixed on Monday after China's gross domestic product showed the world's second-biggest economy cooled lesser than expected.
Energy shares across Asia climbed Wednesday after oil prices surged overnight, helping to pull most Asia markets into positive territory.
Asian equity markets were mixed on Monday, with data from the world's second largest economy in focus.
Asian equities slid deeper into the red on Wednesday, after a preliminary reading of the manufacturing sector rekindled worries over China.
Asian shares outside Japan advanced on Friday after the Fed decided to hold off on its first rate hike in nearly a decade.
Asian stocks endured volatile trading on Tuesday, with China's Shanghai Composite index lurching higher in the final minutes of trade.
Asian stocks slumped on Tuesday after surveys of China's mammoth manufacturing sector showed a further loss of momentum.