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Central Banks Money Supply

  • BEIJING, April 14- China's banks unexpectedly extended less credit in March than in the previous month as the government tries to contain the risks from an explosive build-up in debt and an overheating housing market. China's banks made 1.02 trillion yuan in new loans in March, down from 1.17 trillion yuan in February. However, China's banks still extended the...

  • BEIJING, April 14- Chinese banks extended 1.02 trillion yuan in net new yuan loans in March, below analysts' expectations. Analysts polled by Reuters had predicted new yuan loans of 1.25 trillion yuan, up from 1.17 trillion yuan in February. The growth of M2 money supply in March was the slowest year-on-year growth since July 2016, People's Bank of China data showed.

  • BEIJING, April 14- Chinese banks extended 1.02 trillion yuan in net new yuan loans in March, below analysts' expectations. Analysts polled by Reuters had predicted new yuan loans of 1.25 trillion yuan, up from 1.17 trillion yuan in February. The growth of M2 money supply in March was the slowest year-on-year growth since July 2016, People's Bank of China data showed.

  • CARACAS, March 23- Venezuela on Thursday re-started publishing a key economic indicator- money supply- after an unexplained month-long break. Venezuela's M2, an element of money supply, is up just under 190 percent in the last year, compared to 7.0 percent in neighboring Colombia and 6.0 percent in the United States. President Nicolas Maduro blames the crisis on...

  • CARACAS, March 21- Venezuela has stopped publishing money supply data, depriving the public of the best available tool to ascertain soaring inflation in one of the world's worst-performing economies. In contrast, neighboring Colombia's M2 was up 7 percent in the same period and the United States' was up 6 percent. "If they are not publishing, you know it must be...

  • *Kuroda to brief media 0630 GMT. TOKYO, March 16- The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady on Thursday in the wake of the U.S. Investors are now focusing on Governor Haruhiko Kuroda's post-meeting briefing at 0630 GMT for clues on how the Fed's move could affect the BOJ's decision on whether and when to pull back its massive stimulus program.

  • *Kuroda to brief media 0630 GMT. TOKYO, March 16- The Bank of Japan is expected to keep monetary policy steady on Thursday, as rising global protectionist sentiment and an expected series of U.S. interest rate hikes overshadow budding signs of recovery in the trade-reliant economy. While a rebound in fuel costs is set to accelerate price growth in coming months, BOJ...

  • BEIJING, March 14- China's mortgages by individuals should account for less than 30 percent of total new loans in 2017 as housing curbs are expected to slow mortgage growth, state newspaper China Securities Journal quoted a central bank official as saying on Tuesday. That would be a "clear drop" from the high ratio last year, the newspaper quoted Zhou Xuedong,...

  • BEIJING, March 9- China's new loans fell sharply in February from near-record levels the previous month but were still higher than expected, highlighting the difficulties the government faces as it struggles to put rising debt under control. Under its new "prudent and neutral" policy, the People's Bank of China has adopted a modest tightening bias in a bid to cool...

  • BEIJING, March 9- China's new loans fell sharply in February from near-record levels the previous month but were still higher than expected, highlighting the difficulties facing the government as it struggles to get rising debt under control. Under its new "prudent and neutral" policy, the People's Bank of China has adopted a modest tightening bias in a bid to...

  • BEIJING, Feb 28- China plans to target broad money supply growth of around 12 percent in 2017, slightly lower than last year's goal, policy sources said, signalling a bid to contain debt risks while keeping growth on track. Under its new "prudent and neutral" policy, the People's Bank of China has adopted a modest tightening bias in a bid to cool torrid credit...

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  • *New loans 2nd highest on record at 2.03 trillion yuan. BEIJING, Feb 14- Chinese banks kept up a strong pace of lending at the start of the year, even with signs of tightening by the central bank, highlighting the challenge Beijing faces as it tries to deflate asset bubbles without risking a blow to economic activity. "This is not across the board or broad tightening...

  • *New loans 2nd highest on record at 2.03 trillion yuan. BEIJING, Feb 14- Chinese banks kept up a strong pace of lending at the start of the year, even with signs of tightening by the central bank, highlighting the challenge Beijing faces as it tries to deflate asset bubbles without risking a blow to economic activity. "This is not across the board or broad tightening...

  • BEIJING, Feb 14- Chinese banks extended 2.03 trillion yuan in net new yuan loans in January, less than analysts expected but the second highest monthly tally on record. Analysts polled by Reuters had predicted new yuan loans of 2.3 trillion yuan, compared with 1.04 trillion yuan in December. Broad M2 money supply grew at 11.3 percent from a year earlier, central...

  • BEIJING, Jan 12- Chinese banks extended 1.04 trillion yuan in net new yuan loans in December, exceeding analysts' expectations and higher than the previous month's 794.6 billion yuan. The central bank said the broad M2 money supply grew 11.3 percent from a year earlier, missing forecasts. Outstanding yuan loans grew 13.5 percent by month-end on an annual basis.

  • RPT- CHINA DEC M2 MONEY SUPPLY +11.3 PCT FROM YEAR AGO.

  • BEIJING, Dec 19- China could tighten monetary policy next year to temper risks to the economy, including from exchange rate volatility, rising inflation and the property market, an adviser to the nation's central bank was quoted as saying in state-owned newspaper China Business News. Sheng Songcheng, an adviser at People's Bank of China, said comments on Friday...

  • *China loan data show continued robust mortgage demand. BEIJING, Dec 14- Chinese banks extended 794.6 billion yuan in new yuan loans in November and look set to lend a record amount this year as Beijing boosts the economy to meet growth targets despite worries about the risks of prolonged debt-fuelled stimulus. New bank loans rose to a record 11.6 trillion yuan in...

  • BEIJING, Dec 14- Chinese banks extended 794.6 billion yuan in new yuan loans in November and look set to lend a record amount this year as Beijing boosts the economy to meet growth targets despite worries about the risks of prolonged debt-fuelled stimulus. New bank loans rose to a record 11.6 trillion yuan in the first 11 months of the year, according to Reuters...