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Rising Demand for Loans in China Conceals Economic Weakness - Bloomberg News
Alibaba Reshuffles Management as Ant Financial Names New CEO - Bloomberg News
China Adds Most Cash in Open Market Operations Since January - Bloomberg News
Chinese State Investors Help Another Troubled Regional Lender - The Wall Street Journal
China’s Ever-Growing Bank Bailout - The Wall Street Journal
CITIC poised to beat Goldman to become first China firm to lead Asia equity rankings - Reuters
Temasek-Invested Big Data Company Accused Of Making Most of Its Money Illegally - Caixin
Iron-Handed Ex-Chairman of Troubled Bank Dies in Wake of Government-Engineered Bailout - Caixin
Moody’s changes outlook of HSBC’s China, Hong Kong units to negative as protests, trade war threaten profits - South China Morning Post
China sovereign fund, Singapore’s UOB join US$14 billion bailout plan for troubled Chinese lender - South China Morning Post
Overall trust industry risks are controllable: Executive - China Daily
Central bank maintains policy rates - Taipei Times


Japan's Sweeping Stock Market Overhaul Seen Sparking M&A Boom - Bloomberg News
Bank of Japan Keeps Policy Steady After Abe’s Fiscal Package - Bloomberg News
Japan acts to avert ETF market liquidity squeeze - Financial Times
Japan Post CEO weighs resigning over improper insurance sales - The Japan Times
SoftBank-backed OneConnect expands in Asia despite IPO woes - Nikkei Asian Review
S. Korea formally launches ‘open banking’ service - The Korea Herald
Lotte Group excluded from FSC watchlist upon disposal of financial arms - The Korea Herald
Korean banks boost overseas workforce - The Korea Times
Police Probing Corruption Allegations against Export-Import Bank of Korea - BusinessKorea
Chief financial regulator urges insurance firms to bolster capital base - Yonhap News Agency


The Philippines May Impose Tougher Rules on Brokers After Rogue Clerk Theft - Bloomberg News
Goldman Sachs may admit guilt, pay $2 billion fine to settle U.S. 1MDB probes: source - Reuters
Việt Nam finance ministry responds to Moody’s latest rating action - Viet Nam News
AGO Launches Criminal Inquiry Into Jiwasraya - Jakarta Globe
BI holds rate at 5% as loan growth slows to three-year low - The Jakarta Post
Valuecap to exit asset management biz - The Sun
MoF continues financial system reforms to make Malaysia a kleptocracy-free nation: Guan Eng - The Sun
BSN launches CSR branding 'BSN CARE' - Bernama
Aeon Credit's Q3 profit hit by higher impairment losses - Bernama
Bursa Malaysia appoints new independent non-executive director - Bernama
UOB to buy $360m more shares in China's troubled Hengfeng Bank amid state-led $19b rescue - The Straits Times
OCBC adds 2 leaders to management committee - The Business Times
SEC revokes Robocash authority to operate as a financing firm - BusinessWorld
CMSB gives OK to extended night trading - Bangkok Post
KTB makes most of TFRS 9 - Bangkok Post
KBank Private Banking thrives on product, service innovations amid market volatility - The Nation
First Thai CEO sets goal of thought-leader for Cigna Thailand - The Nation


Lenders to Indian Textile Firm Reject $1 Billion Revamp Plan - Bloomberg News
RBI plans local version of 'Operation Twist' to lower long-term yields - Reuters
Bajaj Finance invokes Karvy Data Management shares; acquires 10% stake - Mint
Piramal Enterprises raises ₹1,750 crore from CDPQ via preferential allotment - Mint
UTI AMC files IPO papers to raise about ₹3,000 crore - Press Trust of India
HDIL, its promoters have to repay loan to PMC Bank: Bomaby High Court - Press Trust of India
Room for strong growth for microfinance in India: KPMG - Press Trust of India
Banks voice concern over RBI's 24x7 fund transfer decision - The Economic Times
Women's share in life insurance policies is 36% in FY19: Irdai report - Business Standard
IDBI Bank plans to raise up to Rs 2,000 crore through tier-II bonds - Business Standard
Finance ministry restricts bank officials’ foreign tours - Dhaka Tribune


Obey new rules to stay off our radar: ASIC - The Australian Financial Review
One in three say APRA doesn't properly consider the cost of regulation - The Australian Financial Review
Crestone nabs two senior Ord Minnett operatives - The Australian Financial Review
Evans Dixon makes changes to Walsh & Co board - The Australian Financial Review
APRA and ASIC: We will be just as accountable as bank executives - The Australian Financial Review
Westpac hit with $9m penalty for poor financial advice - The Australian Financial Review
Westpac gets ducks in a row for new CEO search - The Australian Financial Review
OK, but could do better: APRA releases self-assessment - The Australian
Banks, insurers face ‘stress test’ on climate change - The Australian
ASIC plan to hit dodgy products - The Australian
Chief financial officer David Coulter, general counsel Gary Riordan leave IOOF - The Australian
Westpac joins rivals in rolling out Apple Pay - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Daily Dose Asia-Pacific "Headlines" edition aggregates banking, financial services and insurance headlines from the websites of a limited number of major Asian and Australian publication titles and newswires, with an editorial deadline of 6 a.m. Hong Kong time. Language translations to English are provided by an automated service and may not be entirely accurate.