WASHINGTON, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A group of regional banks
today launched the Regional Bank
But in between lies the important class of regional banks
, a class with unique characteristics that are only recently being studied and understood.
I'm a big fan of the idea and was interested to attend last week's conference on The Future for Regional Banks
, held at the Baltic in Gateshead.
Japan's 109 regional banks
incurred unconsolidated net losses of 413.
Sadaaki Hirasawa, chairman of the Regional Banks
Association of Japan, said Wednesday he sees no need for public fund injections for regional banks
at the moment.
These banks, particularly regional banks
, made a concerted effort last year to reduce their exposure to heavily indebted developing countries.
Byfocusing on the role of the regional banks
in the debt crisis, Gwynne helps cast the debate over how to get out of the crisis in a new light.
Although large regional banks
are not immune to these issues, they are potentially better positioned than larger global trading banks or smaller regional and community banks.
Global Average Return on Equity stood at X percent for Regional Banks
and X percent for Commercial Banks in comparison to X percent and X percent in the Middle East and Africa respectively.
Moody's Investors Service said Monday the outlook of Japanese regional banks
is ''moderately positive,'' citing improvement in their business environment.
AmSouth is a leader among regional banks
in the Southeast in several key business segments, including consumer and commercial banking, small business banking, mortgage lending, equipment leasing, annuity and mutual fund sales, and trust and investment management services.
The 129 banks comprise seven city banks, or banks with nationwide branches, 64 regional banks
, 48 second-tier regional banks
and eight trust banks, in addition to Shinsei Bank and Aozora Bank.