Money Supply


  • *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.

  • 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.

  • Nikkei Business Report  Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    It was a unanimous vote to keep aggressive monetary easing strategies unchanged at the Bank of Japan today, unlike its US counterpart which is seeking to unwind its massive monetary easing. The Nikkei's Yukako Ono reports.

  • The Perils of Counterfeit Money Printing  Sunday, 30 Jun 2013 | 8:36 PM ET

    Chad Wasilenkoff, CEO of Fortress Paper talks about the business of printing money and threats from counterfeiters, electronic payments and the rise of digital currencies.

  • Hey, Can You Spare a Bitcoin?  Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 4:38 PM ET

    Many compare bitcoins to commodities like gold, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson -- there is only a finite amount of the digital currency. Frances Newton, Frances Insight CEO, and Nicholas Colas, ConvergEx, discuss whether bitcoins are sustainable.

  • Bitcoin More a Dotcom Stock?  Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 2:48 PM ET

    The value of bitcoins have dropped 77 percent since Wednesday, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson. Derek Thompson, The Atlantic senior editor, explains why he sees bitcoin as more of a dotcom stock than a currency

  • Easing Having Limited Impact: Fed's Plosser  Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 9:00 PM ET

    Charles Plosser, President of the Philadelphia Federal Reserve, says the costs of easing outweigh the benefits for the U.S. economy.

  • Santelli: Bitcoin Seems 'Crazy' to Me  Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 10:54 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli explains why Bitcoin is really a story about the lack of confidence in central banks.

  • ASEAN Economies Heating Up: Economist  Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    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.

  • BOJ's Kuroda to Target Longer-Dated Bonds Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 10:12 PM ET

    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.

  • Sustainability of Abe's Regime  Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 5:30 PM ET

    Tony Nash, Managing Director at IHS, says Japan has been getting a lot of pressure from other developed countries from its recent monetary easing.

  • Financially Disorganized? Try These Tips Wednesday, 18 Jan 2012 | 9:46 AM ET

    While experts recommend tracking expenses to rein in unbridled spending, it is possible to build a nest egg without accounting for every penny. Start by having your paycheck deposited into a master account, from which all big payments are auto-debited. 

  • Gary Kaminsky on Companies Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 2:37 PM ET

    Look for a huge corporate spin-off, a major apparel merger, rock bottom bond yields,  hedge fund failures and an election defeat for President Obama.

  • With fiscal instability plaguing the U.S. and Europe, some want a return to the past and a restraint on money supply.

  • The Worst Hyperinflation Situations of All Time Monday, 14 Feb 2011 | 9:28 AM ET
    Imagine that during the time it took to drink a cup of coffee, the price of that cup of coffee doubled. Although extreme, this becomes the reality of hyperinflation, where prices change so rapidly that everyday items rise exponentially and money becomes worthless, virtually overnight or even in the course of a working day. Today, inflation has become a major topic of debate in the United States, and although many are concerned about the effects of a devalued dollar on the economy, history shows

    What were some of the worst inflation situations in history and how did they come to be? Click to find out!

  • Money Supply Wire Story Sunday, 1 Dec 2002 | 12:00 AM ET