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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - CHINA

    People's Bank of China to inject liquidity into market

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by KWONG MAN

    ... are expected to keep in reserve to be cut one or two times, the Bank of China forecast yesterday. BOC, the country's fourth-largest lender by market value, said in a report the People's Bank of China would cut banks' reserve requirement ratio to inject liquidity into the money market. The ratio for larger banks now is 20 per cent, after a 0.5 percentage point cut in May. "The ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: China's Urban Billion, by Tom Miller

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill China's Urban Billion by Tom Miller Zed Books This is a lively and readable book about one of the biggest challenges for the mainland's rulers over the next 20 ... countries of the developing world? Over the past 30 years, China's urban population has increased by 500 million and it is planning to add another 300 million by 2030, meaning one in every ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - CHINA

    China's central banker skips retirement bar to stay on

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... of the Communist Party in last year's leadership reshuffle, sources told the Post. The top leaders reached a consensus that Zhou, who has headed the People's Bank of China (PBOC) for a decade, ... of which is usually a political credential for holding such a ministerial-ranking job. Sources said Zhou would probably be appointed a vice-chairman of the Chinese People's Political ...

  4. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Decline in foreign reserves fuels talk of outflows in China

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 05:07am by Victoria Ruan

    ... an easing of domestic monetary conditions. Foreign reserves dropped 2.6 per cent to US$3.89 trillion at the end of last month from US$3.99 trillion at the end of June, the People's Bank ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com New loans rebound as Beijing loosens credit conditions to spur output and investment Decline in foreign reserves fuels talk of China ...

  5. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Strong policy stimulus for China not needed, says PBOC adviser

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 11:29am by Victoria Ruan

    ... PBOC adviser rules out major stimulus A People's Bank of China adviser ruled out major stimulus or significant financial reforms this year amid an unusual public debate between the ruling party's two most prominent mouthpieces on how to tackle a slowing economy. Xinhua and the People's Daily ran sharply different commentaries this week about how drastically monetary policy ...

  6. News - China - CHINA

    Canadian couple held for espionage in China subjected to 80-day isolation, says son

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 05:28pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing A Canadian couple accused of spying near China’s sensitive border with North Korea has been kept in near isolation for more than 80 days, their son said, and they have repeatedly been denied access to legal counsel. Treatment of the couple, who are being held without charge at a remote facility in the border city of Dandong, has seriously strained China’s ties ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - CHINA

    Mainland banks' bad loans on the rise

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 06:26am by Reuters

    ... crunch squeezing small companies in export-oriented eastern provinces might be spreading westwards. Bank of Communications and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), the mainland's ... Earlier this year, the lenders said customers were hardest hit in eastern China, reflecting a credit crunch in the Yangtze and Pearl River delta regions, home to many private firms. Now, smaller ...

  8. Business - Economy - CHINA

    World Bank urges Beijing to phase out hard economic targets

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 12:57pm by Victoria Ruan

    ... Bank said yesterday as it released its China economic update. However, the World Bank also said economic growth of about 7 per cent might be needed next year to ensure job stability, compared ... "The key short-term policy challenge is to strengthen market discipline in the financial sector," said Chorching Goh, lead economist for China at the World Bank. Beijing should put ...

  9. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Beijing forecast to lift interest rates as growth slows

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Beijing Deposit rate expected to rise to 3.75 per cent amid concerns over local government debt Beijing forecast to lift interest rates as growth slows Economists are forecasting that the People's Bank of China is more likely to raise interest rates than cut them in the coming year, even as they slash growth projections for the world's second-largest ...

  10. Business - Economy - CHINA

    China unlikely to ease controls on interest rates soon

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... with the thinking at the People's Bank of China, certain structural and institutional reforms must be put in place before lending and deposit interest rates, currently strictly set by the central bank, ...




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