Thursday , February 22 2018

Banking

How a $1.8 billion Indian bank fraud lasted seven years

Bloomberg The story of how India’s biggest bank fraud went undetected for seven years includes an $81 million cyber-heist in neighbouring Bangladesh, penny-pinching lenders and a series of missed opportunities. In 2016, after revelations that hackers had infiltrated the Bang-ladeshi central bank’s computer systems to siphon off money, its cou- ...

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Japan’s big banks buy most government bonds amid confidence in BOJ

Bloomberg Japan’s biggest banks bought the most government bonds last month since March 2012, signalling confidence in the central bank’s ability to control the yield curve and cap interest rates. The category for large lenders including Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd., Mizuho Bank Ltd. and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp., collectively ...

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