The average required reserve ratio (RRR) for Chinese banks is being reduced to 8.9 per cent following the move by the People’s Bank of China on Friday. Photo: Bloomberg The average required reserve ratio (RRR) for Chinese banks is being reduced to 8.9 per cent following the move by the People’s Bank of China on Friday. Photo: Bloomberg
The average required reserve ratio (RRR) for Chinese banks is being reduced to 8.9 per cent following the move by the People’s Bank of China on Friday. Photo: Bloomberg

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  • People’s Bank of China confirmed on Friday that it will cut the reserve requirement ratio (RRR) for financial institutions from next Thursday to support the real economy
  • The reserve ratio is the portion of a commercial bank’s liabilities that it must hold onto against possible losses, rather than lend or invest

Topic |   China economy
The average required reserve ratio (RRR) for Chinese banks is being reduced to 8.9 per cent following the move by the People’s Bank of China on Friday. Photo: Bloomberg The average required reserve ratio (RRR) for Chinese banks is being reduced to 8.9 per cent following the move by the People’s Bank of China on Friday. Photo: Bloomberg
The average required reserve ratio (RRR) for Chinese banks is being reduced to 8.9 per cent following the move by the People’s Bank of China on Friday. Photo: Bloomberg
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