HONG KONG, Aug 13- China and Hong Kong shares reversed gains and slipped into the red on Wednesday, after central bank data showed Chinese banks lent far less money than expected in July while money supply growth eased.» Read More
*May new loans 870.8 bln yuan, vs f'cast 750 billion yuan. BEIJING, June 12- China's new bank lending and money supply rose faster than expected in May, as the government ramps up policy stimulus measures to energise a slowing economy.
*May new loans 870.8 bln yuan, vs f'cast 750 billion yuan. BEIJING, June 12- China's new bank lending and money supply rose faster than expected in May, as the government ramps up policy stimulus measures to energise the slowing economy.
*Gold hits 4- month low as dollar recovers. TOKYO, May 29- Asian shares inched up to a one-year high on Thursday while global bond prices surged, pushing their yields to multi-month lows, supported by expectations of easier monetary policy from the European Central Bank.
TOKYO, May 29- Asian shares consolidated their recent gains on Thursday while global bond prices surged, pushing their yields to multi-month lows, both supported by expectations of easy monetary policy.
BEIJING, May 12- China's new bank lending and total social financing weakened in April, but money supply growth picked up slightly, indicating the central bank is treading cautiously in steering policy to support the slowing economy.
*Second reserve requirement hike to mop up $1.4 bln from market. *BSP raises 2014, 2015 inflation forecasts. MANILA, May 8- The Philippine central bank kept its benchmark rate steady on Thursday but raised banks' reserve requirements for the second straight meeting, as expected, amid concerns that persistently high liquidity could stoke inflation.
BEIJING, April 15- China's money supply grew at the weakest pace in more than a decade in March, another sign of softening economic momentum, with analysts saying a fall in the yuan looked to have slowed capital inflows and the build-up of foreign exchange reserves.
NEW YORK, March 28- The euro in recent days has come tantalizingly close to hitting $1.40, an attention-getting level that may push Europe's central bankers to loosen monetary policy, according to foreign exchange strategists and traders.
LONDON, March 27- Spanish, Italian and Portuguese bond yields hit multi-year lows on Thursday, with speculation about further European Central Bank monetary policy easing prompting investors to seek the bigger returns offered by lower-rated assets.
New bank loans totalled 644.5 billion yuan in February, the People's Bank of China said, down from 1.3 trillion yuan in January and below market forecasts of 716 billion yuan. "They stabilised monetary policy and this is having an effect on demand for loans," said Tim Condon, head of Asia research for ING Financial Markets in Singapore.
*China's yuan, money markets down after disappointing export data. SHANGHAI, March 10- Chinese short-term rates and the yuan fell on Monday following surprisingly weak exports data at the weekend, fuelling expectations Beijing is quietly easing monetary policy to buttress wobbly economic growth.
FRANKFURT, Feb 27- Lending to households and firms in the euro zone fell again in January and money supply growth remained subdued, adding to pressure on the European Central Bank to take action next week to support the economy.
Feb 25- Never a hot-bed of monetary policy activism, the European Central Bank may soon find itself forced into an uncomfortable period of experimentation. Only three small countries, Estonia, Slovakia and Latvia, saw consumer prices rise in the month, with the rest flat or in outright deflation.
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