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  • BEIJING, July 12- Chinese lenders extended more credit than expected in June, as home lending stayed buoyant while a clampdown on shadow financing activities forced banks to shift more loans onto their books. Beijing has tightened the screws on financial risks due to an explosive growth in debt but has injected substantial liquidity at times to avoid a crunch...

  • BEIJING, July 4- China's central bank said on Tuesday that it would continue to implement a prudent and neutral monetary policy, and keep liquidity in the country's financial system basically stable. The People's Bank of China switched to a modest tightening stance at the start of this year to help cool explosive growth in debt, but it injected substantial...

  • *Soaring market rates limit central bank's wiggle room. BEIJING, June 28- China's central bank will hold off on further monetary policy tightening and could even slightly loosen its grip in coming months as a deleveraging drive threatens economic growth and job creation ahead of a leadership reshuffle, policy insiders said. Higher short-term funding costs,...

  • SHANGHAI, June 15- China stocks were little changed on Thursday on persistent fears that policy tightening measures will soon start to weigh on the country's economic growth, despite largely resilient data reported the previous day. China's central bank left interest rates for open market operations unchanged on Thursday, shrugging off an overnight...

  • BEIJING, June 14- China's economy generally remained on solid footing in May, but tighter monetary policy, a cooling housing market and slowing investment reinforced views that it will gradually lose momentum in coming months. China's fast start to the year led the International Monetary Fund on Wednesday to raise its 2017 growth outlook for the country to 6.7...

  • BEIJING, June 14- China's bank lending was generally normal in May, while the slowdown in M2 money supply growth reflects deleveraging in the finance sector, the People's Bank of China said on Wednesday following the release of May lending and money supply data. In a statement, the PBOC said the slower annual M2 growth, which fell to a more than two decade low of 9.6...

  • 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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