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  • *Dec new loans at 597.8 bln yuan, vs f'cast 700 bln yuan. BEIJING Jan 15- Chinese banks extended a weaker-than-expected 597.8 billion yuan of new loans in December, down from 708.9 billion in November, and adding to worries that the economy started 2016 on a weaker footing. Total social financing, a homegrown measurement of total credit issuance in China, was 1.82...

  • BEIJING, Jan 15- Chinese banks extended 597.8 billion yuan in net new yuan loans in December, well below the previous month's lending of 708.9 billion yuan, disappointing analyst expectations. The central bank said the broad M2 money supply grew at 13.3 percent from a year earlier, slightly missing forecasts. Outstanding yuan loans grew at 14.3 percent by...

  • It's time to kill the penny: Fmr US Mint director Wednesday, 30 Dec 2015 | 10:18 AM ET
    Recently struck pennies in a bin at the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia.

    The penny has outlived its usefulness and should be eliminated, former U.S. Mint director Philip Diehl said.

  • BEIJING, Dec 11- New loans and money supply grew faster than expected in China in November as interest rate cuts and higher government spending spurred more demand for credit, a welcome bright spot after a raft of disappointing economic data. Chinese banks extended 708.9 billion yuan of new loans last month, more than the 700 billion yuan economists had expected...

  • BEIJING, Dec 11- Chinese banks extended a larger-than-expected 708.9 billion yuan of new loans in November, while growth in money supply picked up, the first bright spots in a raft of disappointing economic data for the month. Other data earlier this week showed downward pressure on the world's second-largest economy is persisting, dashing hopes of some China...

  • BEIJING, Dec 11- Chinese banks extended 708.9 billion yuan in net new yuan loans in November, slightly higher than economists' expectations and well above the previous month's 513.6 billion yuan, data showed on Friday. The central bank said broad M2 money supply grew 13.7 percent from a year earlier, beating forecasts for a 13.4 percent increase.

  • Saudi money supply, loan data show economy slowing Friday, 27 Nov 2015 | 7:00 AM ET

    DUBAI, Nov 27- Saudi Arabian money supply and bank lending figures show the economy of the world's biggest oil exporter has started to slow as low global energy prices force the government to clamp down on spending. M3 money supply grew just 3.9 percent from a year earlier in October, the slowest expansion since November 2010, when Saudi Arabia was emerging from...

  • Why central bankers won't ruin Christmas Thursday, 12 Nov 2015 | 8:14 PM ET
    Why central bankers won't ruin Christmas

    The timing and pace of an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve has already been very well factored in by markets, says Gavin Parry, MD at Parry International Trading.

  • *Oct new loans at 513.6 bln yuan, vs f'cast 798.2 bln yuan. BEIJING, Nov 12- Chinese banks extended 513.6 billion yuan in net new yuan loans in October, disappointing analyst expectations and coming in lower than the previous month's lending of 1.05 trillion yuan. Economists polled by Reuters had expected new yuan loans would fall to 798.2 billion yuan in October...

  • SHANGHAI, Oct 26- China's major financial markets, including stocks, bonds and currency, adjusted cautiously to Friday evening's policy easing, but trading volumes were subdued, indicating some wariness over uncertain economic fundamentals. The reserve requirement ratio was also cut by 50 basis points for all banks, taking the ratio to 17.5 percent for the...

  • *For poll data click: reuters:// realtime/verb= Open/url= cpurl:// apps.cp./ Apps/econ-polls? *New loans seen at 885.5 bln yuan vs 809.6 bln in Aug. *Trade data due Oct 13, no fixed time.

  • SHANGHAI/ BEIJING, Sept 11- Chinese banks extended 809.6 billion yuan of new loans in August, less than expected as the impact of the government's massive stock market rescue on the financial system faded. Economists believe that figure was heavily inflated by Beijing's move to pump billions into equity markets through banks and other agencies to avert a...

  • BEIJING/ SHANGHAI, Sept 11- Chinese banks extended 809.6 billion yuan in net new yuan loans in August, disappointing analysts' expectation and coming in lower than the previous month's lending of 1,480 billion yuan, as the impact of the government's stock market rescue on lending data faded. The central bank said the broad M2 money supply grew at 13.3 percent from...

  • Abnormally low interest rates not healthy: Fmr FDIC Chair

    Former FDIC Chair, Sheila Bair of Washington College, forecasts Fed decisions on a rate hike and discusses the economy.

  • Greece presents new reform proposals Friday, 10 Jul 2015 | 12:52 AM ET
    Greece presents new reform proposals

    Greece has submitted a package of reform proposals to its euro zone creditors. Tasos Telloglou, TV Presenter and Investigative Journalist at Star Channel, has more from Athens.

  • Expect a pick-up in China's money supply: Pro Thursday, 11 Jun 2015 | 8:20 PM ET
    Expect a pick-up in China's M2 money supply: Pro

    As monetary systems become more liquid, China's broad M2 money supply may see a pick-up, says Adrian Mowat, managing director and chief Asian and emerging market equity strategist at J.P.Morgan.

  • 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
    Nikkei Business Report

    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
    The Perils of Counterfeit Money Printing

    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
    Hey, Can You Spare a Bitcoin?

    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.