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  • BEIJING, Dec 26- The People's Bank of China is weighing changing rules governing how loan-to-deposit ratios are calculated at banks, a move that would boost liquidity conditions, sources with direct knowledge told Reuters. The banking-sector sources said the PBOC, during a meeting with domestic financial institutions, revealed it is planning to include...

  • Total social financing, a broader measure of overall liquidity in the economy, jumped 74 percent from October to 1.15 trillion yuan, the People's Bank of China said on Friday. Analysts had expected banks to make 650 billion yuan of loans last month, up from 548.3 billion yuan in October, but sources told Reuters this week that Beijing had ordered lenders to extend...

  • BEIJING, Dec 12- Chinese banks made 852.7 billion yuan worth of new loans in November, data showed on Friday, well above market expectations but still unlikely to dispel worries about the country's sputtering economic growth. The central bank said in the same online statement that China's broad M2 money supply rose 12.3 percent in November from a year ago,...

  • SHANGHAI, Dec 11- China's central bank will risk creating asset bubbles if it cuts reserve requirement ratios to boost banks' lending power, but analysts reckon it has little choice with the economy growing at its slowest in decades. Chinese banks want the People's Bank of China to cut the RRR, which will release trillions of yuan into the economy, as their deposit...

  • *Inflation data due Dec 10 at 0130 GMT. *Money supply data Dec 10-15, activity indicators Dec 12. BEIJING, Dec 5- A deluge of China data over the coming week is likely to show a persistent cooldown in the world's second-largest economy, adding pressure on authorities to ramp up stimulus measures after unexpectedly cutting interest rates last month.

  • *Loans to private sector contract 1.1 pct m/m in Oct. FRANKFURT, Nov 27- Lending to euro zone households and firms contracted further in October, keeping up pressure on the European Central Bank to deliver further stimulus measures to buoy the lacklustre 18- country economy. "The latest money supply and bank lending data are of little comfort to the ECB and hardly...

  • LONDON, Nov 24- If the world's biggest central banks were actually coordinating a global monetary policy, they could scarcely do a better job of convincing financial markets right now. Three weeks on, European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi insists his bank will move "as fast as possible" to raise euro zone inflation using all means available- something...

  • BEIJING, Nov 14- China's bank lending tumbled in October and money supply growth cooled, raising fears of a sharper slowdown in the economy and prompting some economists to urge the government to ratchet up stimulus measures, including cutting interest rates. Chinese banks made a much less-than-expected 548.3 billion yuan worth of new loans in October, down 36...

  • *Oct new loans 548.3 bln yuan vs f'cast 650 bln yuan. BEIJING, Nov 14- The amount of new loans issued by Chinese banks fell by more than a third in October, adding to signs of faltering demand in the world's second-largest economy which could prompt Beijing to unveil fresh stimulus measures. Chinese banks made 548.3 billion yuan worth of new loans in October, data...

  • BEIJING, Nov 14- Chinese banks made 548.3 billion yuan worth of new loans in October, data showed on Friday, missing market expectations and pointing to deepening economic weakness in the fourth quarter. Economists polled by Reuters had expected new loans totalling 650 billion yuan last month, down by nearly a quarter from 857.2 billion yuan in September.

  • BEIJING, Oct 17- China's central bank is set to inject about 200 billion yuan worth of three-month loans into five or six listed banks to keep liquidity ample and support the slowing Chinese economy, four sources with knowledge of the matter said on Friday. The injection follows signs that Chinese investors are beginning to bet that the PBOC is going to reduce the...

  • *Sept new loans 857.2 bln yuan vs f'cast 730- 735 bln yuan. *Sept TSF 1.05 trln yuan vs 957.4 bln yuan in Aug. BEIJING, Oct 16- China's banks increased lending in September, supporting Beijing's efforts to guide capital into the struggling economy, but foreign investment remained weak and forex reserve data showed signs of potential capital flight.

  • *Sept new loans 857.2 bln yuan vs f'cast 730- 735 bln yuan. But a drop on China's foreign exchange reserves in the third quarter signalled speculative money outflows amid increased worries about the country' economic slowdown. Worries that a sudden fall-off in credit supply could further hobble China's shaky economy were reinforced in July when total social...

  • China Sept new bank loans 857.2 bln yuan, beats forecast Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 10:34 PM ET

    BEIJING, Oct 16- Chinese banks made 857.2 billion yuan worth of new loans in September, data showed on Thursday, beating market expectations in a sign that demand for credit is picking up. The central bank also said China's total social financing aggregate, a broad measure of liquidity in the economy, was 1.05 trillion yuan in September, versus 957.4 billion yuan in...

  • BEIJING, Sept 12- Chinese banks made 702.5 billion yuan of new loans in August, data showed on Friday, picking up from an abrupt drop in the previous month as the government keeps up modest policy support for the economy.

  • China Aug new loans 702.5 bln yuan, in line with forecast Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 10:12 PM ET

    BEIJING, Sept 12- Chinese banks made 702.5 billion yuan worth of new loans in August, quickening from the previous month and matching expectations, central bank data showed on Friday. Economists polled by Reuters had expected new loans totaling 700 billion yuan in August, up from 385.2 billion yuan in July but trailing June's 1.08 trillion yuan.

  • BEIJING, Sept 5- China's new budget law which allows regional governments to raise debt by themselves would improve the transmission mechanism of the country's monetary policy, a senior economist at the central bank said on Friday.

  • 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.

  • BEIJING, Aug 13- China's banks lent far less money than expected in July while money supply growth eased, suggesting the central bank remains cautious about the risks of rapid credit growth even as the government tries to stimulate the economy.

  • Blowing Benjamins? Billion dollar printing blunder Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 4:09 PM ET

    The Bureau of Engraving and Printing made a costly error while printing hundred-dollar bills that resulted in billions of butchered Benjamins. Taxpayer money is financing the fix.