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  • International Conference “Future of F.I.N; Finance, ICT, Nature” and Open Up Job Fair were held

    September 22, 2020

    The Financial Supervisory Service and Ewha Womans University jointly held an international conference and a job fair at the Ewha Campus Complex (ECC) on September 22, 2020.

     
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  • International Conference “Future of F.I.N; Finance, ICT, Nature” and Open Up Job Fair to be held

    September 15, 2020

    The Financial Supervisory Service and Ewha Womans University are going to hold an international conference and a job fair at the Ewha Campus Complex (ECC) on September 22, 2020.

     
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  • Financial Holding Companies’ Earnings, First Half 2020

    September 15, 2020

    The number of financial holding companies (FHCs) was ten as of end-June 2020. Compared to six months earlier, the number of subsidiary units increased from 243 to 250, and that of offices also increased by 155 to 8,775. Accordingly, the number of employees grew by 5.4% to 162,417 from the end of 2019.

     
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  • Credit Card Companies’ Earnings, First Half 2020

    September 14, 2020

    As of end-June 2020, the number of credit cards issued by credit card companies (CCCs) and banks came to KRW112.53 million, 3.5% greater than the same period a year earlier. When it came to check (debit) cards, the cumulative number of issued cards came to 111.59 million in total, 0.2% less than a year ago.

     
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  • Delinquency Rate of Domestic Banks’ WD Loans, July 2020

    September 10, 2020

    The delinquency rate of domestic banks’ won-denominated (WD) loans—classified as the percentage of loans with principal of interest payment past due by at least one month—as of end-July 2020 stood at 0.36%, up 0.03%p from a month ago and down 0.10%p from a year ago. While the amount of newly delinquent loans increased KRW0.2 trillion from a month ago, that of resolved loans decreased KRW2.0 trillion. This contributed to the month-on-month increase in the delinquency rate in July.

     
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  • Asset Management Companies’ Earnings, Second Quarter 2020

    September 10, 2020

    Assets under management (AUM)—sum of fund assets and assets under discretionary management—by 309 asset management companies came to KRW1,186.5 trillion in total as of end-June 2020, up KRW37.1 trillion or 3.2% from KRW1,149.4 trillion three months earlier.

     
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  • Savings Banks’ Earnings, First Half 2020

    September 7, 2020

    The aggregate assets of 79 savings banks came to KRW82.6 trillion at the end of June 2020, up KRW5.4 trillion or 7.0% from KRW77.2 trillion at the end of 2019. In particular, loans increased from KRW65.0 trillion to KRW69.3 trillion during the same period. In addition, shareholders’ equity grew KRW566.8 billion or 6.3% from KRW9.0 trillion to KRW9.6 trillion. Retained gains expanded by KRW684.0 billion compared to the end of 2019, which contributed to the growth in shareholders’ equity.

     
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  • Foreign Investors’ Stock and Bond Investment, August 2020

    September 7, 2020

    Foreign investors sold a net KRW1.0660 trillion of listed stocks and bought a net KRW997.0 billion of listed bonds in August 2020. The cumulative holdings of listed stocks came in at KRW589.2 trillion in total, 30.0% of total market capitalization. Meanwhile, the bond holdings totaled KRW151.0 trillion, representing 7.5% of total listed bonds.

     
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  • Securities and Futures Trading Companies’ Earnings, Second Quarter 2020

    September 1, 2020

    Securities companies reported KRW1.8173 trillion in net income for the second quarter of 2020, up KRW1.2958 trillion or 248.5% from three months earlier. Return on equity (ROE) for the second quarter stood at 3.71%, down from 4.96% a year earlier.

     
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  • Capital Ratios of Banks and Bank Holding Companies, Second Quarter 2020

    August 31, 2020

    Domestic banks’ total capital ratio was 14.53% as of end-June 2020. The Tier 1 capital ratio stood at 12.67% as well as the common equity Tier 1 (CET1) capital ratio was seen at 12.09%. All the capital ratios decreased from three months earlier but remained well above the regulatory standards. Compared to three months ago, a total capital of the domestic banks increased KRW6.4 trillion while risk-weighted assets surged by KRW67.8 trillion. Meanwhile, the leverage ratio stood at 6.32% at the end of June 2020.

     
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  • Domestic Banks’ SBLs, Second Quarter 2020

    August 26, 2020

    Preliminary figures on banks loans classified as substandard or below (SBLs) for the second quarter 2020 showed that the ratio stood at 0.71%, down 0.06%p from 0.78% three months earlier and down 0.20%p from 0.91% a year earlier.

     
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  • Corporate Debt and Equity Issues, July 2020

    August 26, 2020

    Corporate financing through debt and equity issues in July 2020 came to KRW19.7755 trillion in total, up KRW264.9 billion from a month earlier. Meanwhile, corporate financing through issuance of commercial paper (CP) and short-term electronic bond in July totaled KRW104.3338 trillion, up KRW4.2547 trillion month on month.

     
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  • Earnings of Nonlife Insurance Companies, First Half 2020

    August 24, 2020

    Nonlife insurance companies posted KRW1.7156 trillion in preliminary net income for the first half of 2020, up KRW230.6 billion or 15.5% from the same period a year earlier.

     
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  • Earnings of Life Insurance Companies, First Half 2020

    August 24, 2020

    Life insurance companies posted KRW2.0727 trillion in net income for the first half of 2020. The preliminary figures decreased KRW54.9 billion or 2.6% from the same period a year earlier.

     
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  • Bank Earnings, First Half 2020

    August 13, 2020

    Domestic banks preliminarily reported net income of KRW6.9 trillion for the first half of 2020, down KRW1.5 trillion or 17.5% from the same period a year ago. When it came to income, non-interest income increased by KRW0.3 trillion while interest income fell KRW38.9 billion. Meanwhile, in terms of expense, loan loss expenses expanded KRW2.0 trillion. However, income tax decreased by KRW0.4 trillion from a year earlier.

     
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