Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse's APAC business reports highest level of credit provisions

Credit Suisse Group AG’s APAC business recorded the highest level of credit provisions for potential loan losses across each of the bank’s major divisions, reports Reuters, based on the lender’s Q2 results. The Swiss-based lender made $88.66m in provisions for credit losses in APAC for Q2, down 16% from around $105.96m in Q1. The lender named four individual potential bad-loan cases in the region, up from three in the Q1. APAC accounted for most of Credit Suisse’s loan loss provisions in Q2, ahead of the $84.12m for global markets and around $73.21m in in...
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Credit Suisse 'dream' client becomes nightmare in Luckin scandal

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - Before the accounting scandal and the stock crash and the defaulted loans, Luckin Coffee's billionaire founder Lu Zhengyao was an ideal customer for Credit Suisse Group. "I've had I don't know how many dinners with him in Beijing and he's absolutely the poster child for what we want to do," Tidjane Thiam said at a conference last year when he was still head of the bank. He lauded Lu's relationship with the firm that ranged from private banking to stock sales. "He's a dream client." Luckin's dramatic fall from grace this month blindsid...
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