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The North America Banking Sectors : A Company and Industry Analysis (October 2007) Product Image

The North America Banking Sectors : A Company and Industry Analysis (October 2007)

  • Published: October 2007
  • Region: America, North America, United States
  • 36 pages
  • Mergent

This report updates the previous North American banking report, focusing on the markets in Canada and the United States
Current Environment - Key Points
- In the first half of 2007, the US banking industry faced a period of deteriorating credit quality and a worsening of the US subprime meltdown
- Sales of existing US homes fell in June to 5.75 million units on an annualized basis, the lowest rate since November 2002
- Several leading mortgage lenders catering to home buyers with weak credit either went bankrupt or sold off their subprime businesses
- M&A activity in the US banking industry was vigorous in the six months ended August 2007 as banks geared up to consolidate
- In a bid to soothe the markets and boost liquidity, the Bank of Canada (BOC) pumped billions into the country-s banking system in August. - In the third quarter of 2007, Canadian banking stocks were hit hard by the US home loan turmoil. Financial services institutions, which account for a third of the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) market cap, fell by 1.3% to 208.88 points on August 10
- Canadian banks, which are currently prohibited from merging domestically, have set out to join the READ MORE >

Current Environment - US
- Sector Overview

- Sector Performance
- Leading Players
- Mergers and Acquisitions
Current Environment - Canada
- Sector Overview

- Sector Performance
- Leading Players
- Mergers and Acquisitions



Industry Profile - US
- Industry Size and Value

- Industry Highlights
- Policy and Regulatory
- Environment



Industry Profile - Canada
- Industry Size and Value
- Industry Highlights
- Policy and Regulatory

Environment



Market Trends and Outlook -
US
- Banks in Belt-tightening Mode
- The Rebirth of Mobile Banking
- Bankruptcies and Foreclosures

Skyrocket
- Market Outlook
Market Trends and Outlook -
Canada
- Canadian Banks Step up Fight

Against Money Laundering
- Banks Continue to Open In-store

Branches
- Housing Affordability

Deteriorates
- Market Outlook
Currency Conversion Table
The Scope of This Report
Key References
Comparative Data
Reports Coverage

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