FSA to probe card loan biz as personal bankruptcies climb

Aug 31, 2017

FSA to probe card loan biz as personal bankruptcies climb

The nation's financial services regulator is expected to open a special investigation into the banking industry's card loan business this month in response to criticism that increased lending is contributing to a rise in personal bankruptcies, sources said. The Financial Services Agency will look into ...

North Korea tests push U.S. to action on Chinese banks

Aug 31, 2017

North Korea tests push U.S. to action on Chinese banks

The failure of U.N. sanctions to even slow North Korea's nuclear missile program has many in Washington pushing for unilateral U.S. action against the finance houses doing business with Pyongyang — a move that would set up a confrontation with China. World powers maintained a ...

Scandal-hit Malaysian leader Najib to visit White House

/ Aug 24, 2017

Scandal-hit Malaysian leader Najib to visit White House

U.S. President Donald Trump has invited Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak to Washington, officials said Thursday, despite a Justice Department investigation into a major corruption scandal that has ensnared the leader. A White House statement said that Trump will welcome Najib to Washington on Sept. ...