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  • BEIJING, Feb 16- China's central bank issued a slew of measures on Tuesday to support steady growth of industries as the economic slowdown weighed on a spectrum of sectors. The People's Bank of China will guide steady growth in credit and money supply and use various tools to maintain adequate liquidity, it said in a document jointly issued with seven other top...

  • BEIJING, Feb 16- Chinese banks armed with fresh lending quotas extended a record 2.51 trillion yuan of new loans in January, far more than markets had expected, suggesting Beijing is keeping monetary policy loose to counter a protracted economic slowdown. "Chinese banks expanded their balance sheet aggressively in the first month of this year, which implies...

  • BEIJING, Feb 16- Chinese banks extended a record 2.51 trillion yuan of new loans in January, well above expectations, while growth in money supply quickened to a 19- month high, suggesting Beijing is keeping monetary policy loose to counter a prolonged economic slowdown. "Chinese banks expanded their balance sheet aggressively in the first month of this year,...

  • BEIJING, Feb 16- Chinese banks extended record high of 2.51 trillion yuan of new loans in January, well above market expectations, while growth in broad money supply also quickened to 19- month high, central bank data showed on Tuesday. "Chinese banks expanded their balance sheet aggressively in the first month of this year, which implies that an implicit support...

  • BEIJING, 16- Chinese banks extended 2.51 trillion yuan in net new yuan loans in January, far above analysts' expectations and December's 597.8 billion yuan. The central bank said on Tuesday that broad M2 money supply grew 14 percent from a year earlier, also beating forecasts. Outstanding yuan loans grew 15.3 percent by month-end on an annual basis.

  • SHANGHAI, Feb 5- In the weeks leading up to the traditional Lunar New Year liquidity squeeze, China's central bank has been busy testing its new "interest rate corridor", a tool that could help reduce the need for deeper monetary policy easing. The People's Bank of China late last year introduced a new band to guide interest rates on loans and deposits, abolishing...

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Bond Buying 'Benefits Don't Outweigh Costs': Plosser

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

  • Bitcoin: 'Be Careful Where You Put Your Dough' Warns Santelli

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

  • ASEAN Econs Heating Up: Pro

    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.

  • 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.