Central Banks Money Supply

  • *Market tests BOJ's resolve in meeting new interest rate target. TOKYO, Sept 30- Bond buyers are already testing the credibility of the Bank of Japan's new monetary policy framework, pushing 10- year yields below its zero percent target and giving the bank few palatable options to bring them back on track. After failing in its goal of achieving sustained...

  • *China Aug new loans, money growth well above expectations. *New loans 948.7 bln yuan, vs f'cast 750 bln yuan. BEIJING, Sept 14- China's bank lending in August more than doubled from the previous month, but analysts said much of the gain was due to strong mortgage demand, adding to evidence that Chinese companies are increasingly reluctant to make new investments.

  • *China Aug new loans, money growth well above expectations. *New loans 948.7 bln yuan, vs f'cast 750 bln yuan. BEIJING, Sept 14- Chinese banks extended 948.7 billion yuan in net new yuan loans in August, beating expectations and more than double the previous month's tally, as the central bank keeps policy accommodative to underpin economic growth.

  • BEIJING, Sept 14- Chinese banks extended 948.7 billion yuan in net new yuan loans in August, exceeding analysts' expectations and more than double the previous month's lending of 463.6 billion yuan. Broad M2 money supply grew 11.4 percent from a year earlier, the central bank said on Wedneday, also beating forecasts. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected new...

  • SHANGHAI, Aug 23- China bond futures posted their sharpest fall in three months on Tuesday as the prospect of more liquidity injections by the central bank into the financial system reduced expectations of more aggressive policy easing. Traders said the People's Bank of China asked banks about demand for 14- day reverse bond repurchase agreements for the...

  • SHANGHAI, Aug 23- China treasury futures slumped on Tuesday after the central bank asked banks about demand for 14- day reverse bond repurchase agreements for the first time since February, traders said. The People's Bank of China has relied on issuance of seven-day reverse repos in daily open market operations this year, injecting cash on a regular basis to...

  • *M2 growth distorted by a higher base of comparison- c.bank. BEIJING, Aug 15- The growing gap between M1 and M2 cannot be used as an indicator to evaluate whether the economy is entering a "liquidity trap," the People's Bank of China said on Monday. Growth in M1 money supply, which includes cash and short-term deposits, accelerated to 25.4 percent in July from a year...

  • BEIJING, Aug 15- China's central bank said the growing gap between M1 and M2 cannot be used as an indicator to evaluate whether the economy is entering a "liquidity trap," the People's Bank of China said on Monday. Growth in M1 money supply, which includes cash and short-term deposits, accelerated to 25.4 percent in July from a year earlier while M2 money supply, which...

  • BEIJING, Aug 12- Chinese banks extended 463.6 billion yuan in new yuan loans in July, missing analyst forecasts and falling significantly from the previous month, amid wide debate over whether the central bank should cut interest rates this year. Economists polled by Reuters had expected new loans to be 800 billion yuan in July, after 1.38 trillion yuan in June.

  • BEIJING, Aug 12- Chinese banks extended 463.6 billion yuan in net new yuan loans in July, disappointing analyst expectations and coming in lower than the previous month's lending of 1,380 billion yuan. The central bank said on Friday the broad M2 money supply grew at 10.2 percent from a year earlier, missing forecasts. Outstanding yuan loans grew at 12.9 percent...

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

  • 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.

  • 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

    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 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.

  • 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

    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

    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?

    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?

    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