Commercial lending

Fifth Third's commercial loan growth helps boost 1Q earnings

04/23/19

Fifth Third Bancorp in Cincinnati also closed on its purchase of MB Financial and benefited from increases in corporate banking revenues and a slight improvement in credit quality.

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Zions reports 6% loan growth, milestone on core conversion

04/22/19

The Salt Lake City bank saw growth across all lending categories and an improvement in credit quality. It also said it has finished the second of three stages in its multiyear conversion to new core-banking technology.

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Lenders of merged Chemical-TCF will ‘hit the ground running,’ CEO-to-be vows

04/22/19

The two banks, which plan to complete their merger by early fall, have little geographic overlap, so they can keep lending teams in place and push for immediate loan growth, according to Craig Dahl.

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Bank of Hawaii expects boost from Southwest's new flights

04/22/19

The bank is expecting to benefit from the discount airline's first flights to the Aloha State even as a white-hot local housing market starts to cool.

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Why a once-acquisitive bank cooled on M&A

04/22/19

Columbia Banking CEO Hadley Robbins says he's confident the bank can grow on its own as the number of buyout targets in the Pacific Northwest dwindles.

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Why Citizens is willing to pay so much for deposits

04/18/19

The Rhode Island bank’s deposit costs nearly doubled in the first quarter, but CEO Bruce Van Saun says it has to go on the offensive to sustain loan growth.

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Fee income setback takes bite out of KeyCorp's profit

04/18/19

A big decrease in noninterest income outweighed cost controls during the first quarter.

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Fee income, deposit growth highlight Citizens 1Q

04/18/19

The Providence, R.I., bank reported increases in most fee-based lines and loan categories, and it continued to add deposits through its new digital franchise, Citizens Access.

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Big provision, higher funding costs cut into Regions' profit

04/18/19

The Alabama company recorded a $91 million loan-loss provision and raised deposit rates during the first quarter

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Deposit costs weigh on Signature Bank

04/17/19

CEO Joseph DePaolo lamented the tough funding environment after the New York bank said deposit costs jumped 90% in the first quarter. Signature was the second bank Wednesday to report a drag on profits from funding costs.

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