People's Bank of China


  • What China's rate cut means for growth in 2015  Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 9:32 PM ET

    Wendy Liu, head of China Equity Research at Nomura, expects China's growth to bottom in the second quarter and see a pick-up in the subsequent quarter, putting full-year growth at 6.8 percent.

  • Why the PBOC needs to ease further  Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 8:38 PM ET

    Chetan Ahya, chief Asia economist at Morgan Stanley, says the People's Bank of China needs to cut interest rates further because real interest rates remain "pretty high."

  • Poor growth prospects prompt China rate cut: Pro  Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 7:05 PM ET

    A weakening housing sector and exports coming under pressure are dimming China's growth prospects, says Richard Iley, chief economist for Asia at BNP Paribas.

  • What spurred China's interest rate cut?  Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 6:07 PM ET

    Tai Hui, chief Asia market strategist at JP Morgan, says falling inflation and expectations for "uninspiring growth" over the past 2 months triggered the interest rate cut in China.

  • PBOC unveils long-awaited rate cut  Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 5:52 PM ET

    Hans Goetti, head of Investment Asia at Banque Internationale a Luxembourg, says the central bank's rate cut makes sense amid a slowing housing sector and data showing China in deflation.

  • Alaistair Chan, economist at Moody's Analytics, says China needs more rate cuts to prop up growth, likely in the form of another 50-basis-point cut in the reserve requirement ratio.

  • China easing depends on growth target: Pro  Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 8:14 PM ET

    If China's leaders set a growth target of 7 percent at the upcoming National People¿s Congress, expect a lot more easing, says Sam Le Cornu, senior portfolio manager, Asia Listed Equities at Macquarie Funds Group.

  • Easing will take mainland shares higher: Pro  Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 5:52 PM ET

    With Beijing nervous about growth, expect more rate cuts over the next 6 months, which will boost stock markets, says Chris Konstantinos, director of International Portfolio Management at Riverfront Investment Group.

  • Asian markets yawn at China RRR cut  Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 12:06 AM ET

    Richard Martin, Managing Director of IMA Asia, explains why Asian markets are lower after China's central bank cut reserve requirements for banks for the first time in two years.

  • PBoC easing no gamechanger: Seymour  Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 8:13 PM ET

    Tim Seymour, CIO at Triogem Asset Management, explains why he doesn't expect much results from China's RRR cut.

  • 'Window for rate cut is closing in Asia': ANZ  Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 12:39 AM ET

    Glenn Maguire, chief economist, Asia Pacific at ANZ, says the window for a rate cut in Asia is closing hence if central banks do not cut interest rates by June, they are likely to be on hold for the rest of 2015.

  • Sunac China to buy stake in troubled Kaisa: report Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 10:34 PM ET

    Sunac plans to buy a 49.3 percent stake in troubled Chinese developer Kaisa, which recently missed bond coupon payments, Caixin magazine reported.

  • Where does China's economy go from here?  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 4:30 AM ET

    With China's economic growth hitting a 24 year low, Peter Thal Larsen, Asia editor at Reuters Breakingviews says that the next question for China is "how much of a slowdown are we looking at?" and how much does the authority need to interfere.

  • China's economy set for a 'bumpy road'  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 4:00 AM ET

    With China's economic growth hitting a 24-year low, Stewart Richardson, partner at RMG Wealth Management, says the IMF is right in saying that growth will slow, but it's a "managed process."

  • The PBOC will increase its relending quota by $8.1 billion this year, stepping up efforts to spur loans to the agriculture and small business segments.

  • Alaistair Chan, Economist of Moody's Analytics, says monetary policy in China tends to have a 9-12 month lag, so last year's rate cut will only show its impact in the second half of 2015.

  • Are Chinese shares at the cusp of a bull run? Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 5:47 PM ET
    Share holders observe the stock market at a stock exchange corporation on December 17, 2014 in Nantong, Jiangsu province of China.

    After a more than seven-year mire, China stocks may finally be on the cusp of a long-term bull run, shrugging off an economic slowdown, analysts said.

  • China factory output sputtered as economy cools Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 | 10:58 PM ET

    China's factory activity sputtered in December, underlining challenges facing the country's manufacturers amid rising costs and softening demand.

  • China HSBC PMI slips in fresh sign of slowdown Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 8:47 PM ET

    In a fresh sign China's economy is slowing, the final China HSBC PMI for December indicated manufacturing contracted for the first time in seven months.

  • Workers assemble automobiles in a factory in Zouping, east China's Shandong province.

    China's trade will grow 3.5 percent in 2014, implying it will miss official targets, according to a report on a government website that was later revised.