*CPI, money supply, lending miss forecasts, add to slowdown worry. BEIJING, June 9- China's growth could slow further after data released on Sunday showed subdued activity right across the economy in May in the face of sustained global weakness, raising the possibility of interest rate cuts.» Read More
Charles Plosser, President of the Philadelphia Federal Reserve, says the costs of easing outweigh the benefits for the U.S. economy.
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HONG KONG, April 11- Hong Kong shares rose for a third straight day after official data showed Chinese lending and money supply exceeded expectations in March, dissipating credit tightening fears, but Thursday's trading volume was low. Mainland Chinese markets stayed sluggish, with Shanghai volume the lowest in a week.
HONG KONG, April 11- Hong Kong shares were headed for a third-straight daily gain on Thursday, but in weak turnover, after official data showed Chinese lending and money supply exceeded expectations in March, dissipating credit tightening fears.
HONG KONG, April 11- Hong Kong shares could post a third straight gain on Thursday, tracking Wall Street's strength and reacting to data showing China's new loan and money supply growth in March were faster than expected. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong also gained 0.8 percent.
Robert Prior-Wandesforde, Director of Asia Economics at Credit Suisse, warns that ASEAN economies are heating up while central banks are focusing on inflation and not doing what they should be - raising rates.
*Silver, copper, corn among the biggest gainers. NEW YORK, April 9- Most commodities rallied on Tuesday as the dollar fell and China released data showing tame inflation, suggesting Beijing could maintain an easy monetary policy. Silver jumped 2.7 percent and copper surged 2.1 percent, making the two metals the day's biggest climbers.
Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said the central bank will seek to push down yields across the curve by purchasing longer-dated government bonds, underscoring its resolve to aggressively beat deflation.
*China c.bank chief: monetary policy now neutral, no longer loose. *China banks and other beta plays lead losses. HONG KONG, March 13- Hong Kong shares erased 2013 gains on Wednesday, with losses accelerating in the late afternoon after the Chinese central bank governor said monetary policy in the world's second-largest economy was no longer loose.
BEIJING, March 12- Intense lobbying by central government agencies and debt-laden local governments is keeping People's Bank of China hawks in check after inflation jumped to a 10- month high, forcing the central bank to keep its monetary policy setting in neutral.
HONG KONG, March 6- Hong Kong shares could start higher on Wednesday following Wall Street's record close on signs of a strengthening U.S. economy and continued support from the Federal Reserve with easy monetary policy. Power Assets, SOHO China and Hysan Development are among companies due to post corporate earnings later in the day.
HONG KONG, March 5- China shares rebounded on Tuesday from the previous session's two-month closing low, powered by strong gains for mid-sized lenders as jitters over monetary policy tightening ebbed following a sharp dip in money market rates.
China's central bank refrained from draining or injecting funds into money markets on Tuesday, while official comments on its recent open market operations helped to ease worries about possible tightening, traders said.
Tony Nash, Managing Director at IHS, says Japan has been getting a lot of pressure from other developed countries from its recent monetary easing.
LONDON, Jan 27- The Federal Reserve's ultra-loose monetary policy is a root cause of the "currency wars" that some see as a looming threat to the world economy, but don't expect the U.S. central bank to signal a shift back to normal any time soon.
*China to target 8.5 trln yuan in local-currency loans in 2013. *To target M2 growth of 13 pct- China Securities Journal. SHANGHAI, Jan 11- Beijing will target 8.5 trillion yuan in new local-currency loans in 2013 and 13 percent annual growth in the broad money supply, the official China Securities Journal reported, citing anonymous regulatory sources.
BEIJING, Jan 8- China will use a wider range of tools, including interest rates and bank reserve ratios, to guide monetary policy in 2013, rather than just relying on open market operations, a central bank adviser was quoted on Tuesday as saying.