The United States’ aggressive policy easing measures have sparked concerns over the value of the US dollar and global inflation. Photo: Reuters
The United States’ aggressive policy easing measures have sparked concerns over the value of the US dollar and global inflation. Photo: Reuters

‘China’s caution’ reflected in shedding of some US Treasury holdings as stimulus measures raise inflation risk

  • US Treasury data shows China’s holdings of US debt dropped by US$3.8 billion in March, month on month, to US$1.1 trillion – the first decline in months
  • Yield of benchmark 10-year US Treasury securities jumped to 1.7 per cent in March, up from 1.426 per cent on March 1 and 0.917 per cent in early January

The United States’ aggressive policy easing measures have sparked concerns over the value of the US dollar and global inflation. Photo: Reuters
The United States’ aggressive policy easing measures have sparked concerns over the value of the US dollar and global inflation. Photo: Reuters
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