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Taiwan’s banks hold steady in their ranking

July 4, 2022

Taiwan’s banks, backed by the country’s solid GDP results, have maintained their overall positions in the Top 1000 ranking. 

Tier 1 capital continues to rise at Taiwanese banks

November 15, 2021

Bank of Taiwan, the country’s largest lender by assets, saw its holdings of core capital rise by two-thirds between 2016 and 2020.

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Taiwan’s economy helps banks to strong results

June 18, 2021

Taiwan’s banks have performed well in the rankings, after the government’s fast response to the pandemic and a tech boom led to GDP growth. 

Top 1000 World Banks – Taiwan’s banks post impressive growth

July 1, 2020

Taiwan’s banks are among those to watch in Asia-Pacific, with almost half in the Top 1000 seeing double-digit growth. Kimberley Long reports. 

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Global trade wars fail to shake Taiwan's optimism

June 3, 2019

Shrugging off concerns over worsening China-US relations, Taiwanese lenders are making calculated investments in their south-east Asian neighbours. 

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Taiwan CBG charts a steady course through turbulent emerging market waters

January 4, 2016

Taiwan's central bank governor tells Stefania Palma how the country has helped to keep the east Asian economy in check in 2015 – one of the toughest years for emerging markets. 

Business as usual for Taiwans banks

Business as usual for Taiwan's banks

January 4, 2016

Taiwan's long-awaited presidential elections in January 2016 are keeping the global business community on its toes. By contrast, the country's banks remain calm and continue focusing on diversifying revenue streams away from a tepid domestic economy.

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Taiwan Financial Supervisory Commission chairman sees reforms starting to pay off

August 3, 2015

Tseng Ming-chung, chairman of Taiwan’s Financial Supervisory Commission, is seen by many as the bringer of long-awaited deregulation and reform. Two years into his mandate, Mr Tseng gives The Banker an update on his strategy, which is already bearing fruit.

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Consolidation? Internationalisation? How to deal with Taiwan's excessive liquidity

November 19, 2014

Taiwan’s banks may have performed perfectly adequately in recent years, but now with increasing internationalisation, consolidation in the market and new tools for managing the country’s excess liquidity, the sector is poised for a hike in growth. 

Taiwan makes renminbi mark

Offshore renminbi business gathers pace in Taiwan

May 1, 2013

Taiwan's rising prominence as an offshore renminbi centre reached a milestone earlier this year when the Bank of China opened a clearing bank in Taipei. But with Hong Kong, and to a lesser extent London and Singapore, already working as offshore renminbi hubs, where will Taiwan fit in?

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