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Top three South Korean banking groups post robust 3Q profits

But rising debt, government clampdown on mortgages loom over sector

Office workers use automated teller machines at a bank in Seoul.   © Reuters

SEOUL -- The three leading banking groups in South Korea posted better-than-expected earnings in the third quarter, as interest rates look set to be hiked as early as November. 

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