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Shinhan Bank Apr 11
Standard & Poors, April 2011
Strong market position as Korea's third-largest commercial bank Well-diversified revenue structure at the group level Good record in managing credit risk Relatively large exposure to construction and real estate/leasing businesses Pressure on profitability due to stiffening competition Potential pressure on asset quality from high household debt in a rising interest rate environment The ratings on Shinhan Bank (A-/Stable/A-2) reflect Shinhan's strong position in Korea's financial market, well-diversified revenue structure at the group level, and good record in managing credit risk. These strengths are offset by the bank's relatively large exposure to the high-risk construction and real estate/leasing sectors as compared with domestic peers, pressure on profitability, and potential pressure on asset quality from high household debt in a rising interest...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Shinhan Bank,Shinhan Card Co. Ltd.
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Shinhan Bank,Shinhan Card Co. Ltd.