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Report shows growth in Islamic banking

In a report “Classic Ratings Approach Applied to Islamic Banks Despite Industry specifics” Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services has thrown light on the approach …

Asia / 10-12-02 / by

Laos helped by ADB loan

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a US$4mn technical assistance loan to improve governance and financial performance of state-owned commercial banks in Laos. …

Asia / 26-11-02 / by

Kocbank gets an increase

Syndication of a US$125mn one-year facility for Turkey's Ko íbank has closed heavily oversubscribed and has been increased to US$180mn.

Asia / 26-11-02 / by

An ING first in Asia

NG has closed a US$403mn aircraft financing for Korean Air to fund the purchase of three aircraft from Boeing. This is ING's first US …

Asia / 08-11-02 / by

Equipment loan for Taiwanese firm

Taiwan's Winbond Electronics has chosen Chinatrust Commercial Bank and First Commercial Bank to arrange a US$106mn five-year term loan to buy equipment. The margin …

Asia / 08-11-02 / by

Philippine priorities listed

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has endorsed its programme for the Philippines for the next three years, as presented in its Country Strategy and …

Asia / 08-11-02 / by