People's Bank of China


  • Credit Warnings Offer Peek Into China's Secretive Banks Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 12:24 AM ET
    Beijing, China

    China's hidden banking system is coming out of the shadows as the government seeks to rein in the excessive lending. The New York Times reports.

  • China Doing the Right Thing Taming Credit, Moody's Says Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 11:44 PM ET
    Beijing, China

    China's central bank is right to tame high credit growth and not doing so would have long-term negative consequences, said an official at Moody's Investors Service.

  • Waiting on a Bond Market Auction for Cues Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 8:50 PM ET

    It's been a while since the stock market hung on the outcome of a bond auction, but that's the case now that rates are rising.

  • What the PBOC Got Right & What It Didn't     Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 8:12 PM ET

    Timothy Riddell, Head of Global Markets Research, Asia at ANZ discusses the hits and misses in the Chinese central bank's tough love approach towards banks.

  • China Central Bank: We'll Guide Interbank Market Rates Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 3:18 AM ET

    China's central bank said on Tuesday that it would guide market rates to reasonable levels, and it expected a recent spike in interbank market rates would gradually fade.

  • Leland Miller, President, CBB International warns of disparities in government data and on the ground reality when it comes to recent concerns over China's credit system.

  • Fed Official's 'Feral Hogs' Comment Tames Rates Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 6:03 PM ET

    Whether it was a comment likening Wall Street to a runaway herd of feral pigs that did it, Fed officials managed to slightly rein in rising rates Monday.

  • What You Need to Know About This Market Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 4:50 PM ET

    A primer on what is spooking financial markets from Wall Street to Shanghai as investors worry that it may be too early to wean the global economy off easy-money policies.

  • Time for China's Central Bank to Change Tack? Sunday, 23 Jun 2013 | 7:45 PM ET
    Beijing, China

    The PBOC rarely explains its actions in public and keeps markets guessing on policy, but angst created by its stand off in the money markets is prompting calls for it to change.

  • Is the PBOC Powerless to China's Big Banks?     Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 11:16 PM ET

    As the economy begins to slow for the worlds most populated country, are we beginning to find the weak link the the Chinese financial market? Mike Werner, Senior Equity Analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co weighs in on the latest out of China.

  • The Hunt for Yield     Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Stuart Oakley, Managing Director, Asian Currency Trading at Nomura says global central banks are punishing the consumers for being stingy. He also states his reasons for recommending investors to be short U.S. Dollar & long Chinese yuan.

  • China Central Bank Warns on Inflation, Pledges Reform Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 9:11 AM ET

    China must stabilize inflation expectations, the head of the People's Bank of China said on Wednesday, vowing to vigilantly manage the risks of rising prices.

  • China's Landmark Shift in Currency Policy Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 8:11 PM ET
    People's Bank of China in Beijing, China

    China is set to use swelling offshore holdings of its tightly-managed currency worth around 1 trillion yuan ($160 billion) to justify a landmark shift in tactics to relax capital controls.

  • China Central Bank Chief May Keep His Job Afterall Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 7:20 PM ET
    Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People's Bank of China

    China's central bank governor, Zhou Xiaochuan, is set to keep his job next month despite reaching the mandatory retirement age of 65, in a bid by Beijing's new leaders.

  • The Great Rotation: Fact or Fiction?     Sunday, 3 Feb 2013 | 6:15 PM ET

    David Mann, Head Regional Research, Asia, Standard Chartered sees a more positive outlook this year for equities compared with bonds. He says the global liquidity push could result in investors taking more risks.

  • New China Government Won't Alter Monetary Policy Monday, 31 Dec 2012 | 11:08 AM ET

    China will stick to a prudent monetary policy next year and keep consumer prices stable, its outgoing central bank governor, Zhou Xiaochuan, said on Monday.

  • China's central bank will use various tools to ensure steady credit growth to support the economy while pursuing financial reform in the face of weakness and uncertainty in the global economic outlook, it said in comments published on Friday.

  • China Export Numbers Take Shine Off Strong Data Sunday, 9 Dec 2012 | 9:24 PM ET

    China's exports grew 2.9 percent in November from a year earlier, missing market expectations for a rise of 9 percent and easing from an increase of 11.6 percent recorded in October.

  • Has China's Long-Awaited Recovery Finally Arrived? Thursday, 22 Nov 2012 | 1:41 AM ET

    Has the much-awaited recovery in the world’s second largest economy finally taken shape? The answer is yes if you go by the latest private sector index on manufacturing activity in the mainland, which has expanded for the first time in more than a year.

  • Chinese exports in October hit a five-month high, rising close to 12 percent year on year, supporting views that the country’s economic recovery is on firm footing, but economists warn this surge in exports may not be sustainable.