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Chinese banks tiptoe overseas

CCB’s first purchase outside of Greater China illustrates the cautious strategy of Chinese banks as they expand overseas. CCB’s acquisition of Brazil’s BicBanco was years in the making, took advantage of a slowdown in Brazil’s economy and was reasonably priced.
November 02, 2013

ICBC buys entry to Argentine market

ICBC shells out $600 million for an 80% interest in Standard Bank Argentina and two affiliates, in the first deal that sees a Chinese lender venture into Latin America.
August 07, 2011

An Asia-Africa trade story

Standard Bank’s global head of cash and trade product management, Jerry Pearce, reviews 2010 and looks ahead to 2011.
January 24, 2011

Payment news, October 26

J.P. Morgan streamlines US dollar payments to and from Asia, while Standard Bank introduces renminbi settlement services.
October 25, 2010

Payment news, September 28

Standard Chartered migrates to new foreign exchange platform through Solace, while Clearstream offers renminbi settlement.
September 27, 2010