How can HSBC’s China real estate lending be unsecured?

Daily Express headline for the article on which this blog is based

Published on 6th December 2023

This is the third and final blog in my mini-series about the exposure of Britsh banks to China, and to Chinese real estate lending in particular.

You can acecss the whole Daily Express article of which the snapshot above is the […]

HSBC and Standard Chartered send the same emollient messages about heavy losses on China

Daily Express article headline

Published on 5th December 2023

This is the second of the three blogs on the problems of British banks in China.

You can access the whole article to which the above snapshot is the headline, via the Daily Express website through this link:

HSBC released their Q3 2023 results a few days after Standard Chartered […]

Big hit for UK’s Standard Chartered Bank on Chinese business

Original Daily Express article

Published on 4th December 2023

This is the first in a series of three blogs that I will be releasing in quick succession, on China and the problems of British banks there.

You can access the whole article beneath the Daily Express headline via this link:

Standard Chartered took two write-downs in Q3 2023.

Firstly […]

Spillover potential for the UK from rout in the China property market

Shanghai financial centre

Blog published on 11th September 2023 and article as published on 16th August 2023 in the Daily Express

China’s potential economic meltdown, with its £2.4trillion banking system under threat, has “definite spillover potential” for the UK, a banking expert has warned.

Consultant Bob Lyddon was speaking after the UK stock market slumped yesterday as a […]