People's Bank of China


  • Rudd 'surprised' by scope of China's anti-graft drive Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 1:21 AM ET
    Former Prime Minister to the Commonwealth of Australia and President of the Asia Society Policy Institute Kevin Rudd

    China's sweeping anti-graft push won't end anytime soon, as President Xi aims to restore party legitimacy, former Australian Prime Minister Rudd said.

  • Some foreign banks are tightening lending criteria for China's state-owned enterprises, even for borrowers previously seen as safe as government debt.

  • A paramilitary police officer stands guard in front of red flags at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China, on Monday, March 2, 2015.

    China's officials are turning to Japan for economic history lessons, determined to avoid the long recession and deflation that blighted its neighbor.

  • Why are money rates up despite China's rate cut   Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 8:13 PM ET
    Why are money rates up despite China's rate cut

    Hayden Briscoe, director of Asia Pacific Fixed Income at AB, says the rise in funding rates following a rate cut over the weekend could mean that China's policy transition mechanism is broken.

  • With dollar at 11-year high, here's what's next Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    U.S. dollar

    The strong dollar story has not changed, and many pros will tell you the currency has further to climb.

  • China vs US stocks: Which is better?   Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 10:06 PM ET
    China vs US stocks: Which is better?

    Jonathan Pain, author of the Pain Report, says the Chinese stock market will likely see further gains ahead, but Wall Street may see potential headwinds this year.

  • PBOC's rate cut isn't 'desperation': UBS   Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 9:48 PM ET
    PBOC's rate cut isn't 'desperation': UBS

    Lutfey Siddiqi, global head of EM FX, Rates & Credit at UBS, attributes the fall in the Australian dollar on Monday to China's rate cut, which doesn't constitute an "an act of panic" by Beijing.

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

    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
    Why the PBOC needs to ease further

    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

    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
    What spurred China's interest rate cut?

    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
    PBOC unveils long-awaited rate cut

    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.

  • To stop growth crunch, China needs to ease more: Pro

    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
    China easing depends on growth target: Pro

    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
    Easing will take mainland shares higher: Pro

    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
    Asian markets yawn at China RRR cut

    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
    PBoC easing no gamechanger: Seymour

    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
    'Window for rate cut is closing in Asia': ANZ

    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
    Where does China's economy go from here?

    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.