Nonperforming loans

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JLM Pacific Epoch  Jul 23  Comment 
The average non-performing loan (NPL) ratio among commercial banks in China -- including state-owned banks, joint-stock commercial banks and foreign banks, has declined to 1.3% by the end of the first half of 2010, down 0.28 percentage points from...
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A few PSU banks are feeling the heat of rising NPL. Investors can consider PNB, BoB and UBI, as they have shown better performance compared to their peers.
New Straits Times  Nov 1  Comment 
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Nonperforming loans, or NPL, are loans that are no longer producing income for the bank that owns them. Loans become nonperforming when borrowers stop making payments and the loans enter default. The exact classification can vary from institution to institution, but a loan is usually considered to be nonperforming after it has been in default for three consecutive months.

Banks often report their ratio of nonperforming loans to total loans as a measure of the quality of their outstanding loans. A smaller NPL ratio indicates smaller losses for the bank, while a larger (or increasing) NPL ratio can mean larger losses for the bank as it writes off bad loans.

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